By NWANKWO, Grace Chinasa
The All Progressives Congress has fixed its presidential nomination and expression of interest forms at N100 million.
This was disclosed by the spokesperson of the party, Felix Morka, at the end of the 11 Nationaal Executive Committee on Wednesday, April 20, 2020, at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.
He said the expression of interest form is N30 million while the nomination form is N70 million.
About 10 aspirants have shown interest to be the flag bearer of the party for the 2023 general elections.
Those who have shown interest are ex-Lagos governor Bola Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige.
Others are Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, his counterpart in Ebonyi, Dave Umahi, former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani and others. Premium Times reports.
For governors, the party approved N50 million for both nomination and expression of interest, while Senate and House of Representatives aspirants are to pay N20 million and N10 million respectively.
Those for states legislative seats are to pay N2 million for both forms.
Meanwhile, the NEC made 50 per cent discount for candidates less than 40 years and free tickets for women and persons living with disabilities.
The sales of the party form shall commence on April 23 and primary for the presidential ticket has been scheduled to hold from May 30 to June 1.