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APC releases new timetable for state congresses

By News Desk

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the revised timetable, schedule of activities for the October 16 nationwide State Congresses to elect party State Executive Committee (SEC).

The ruling party noted that the new timetable, schedule of activities for the conduct of Congresses across States in the Federation to elect party officials that would pilot APC affairs was approved following thorough considerations by relevant stakeholders.

The APC Caretaker, Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, said that the revised timetable was in line with the provisions of Article 11:A sub-section (i-xiii), and Article 17(i) of the party’s Constitution.

Through a statement released to journalists on Thursday, the APC secretary said that with the new timetable, the purchase of forms for state congresses has been slated for Wednesday 15th September to Monday 11th October 2021.

According to him, the screening of aspirants for State Exco will be conducted on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th October while the State Congresses – Saturday 16th October hold in all the States except Anambra and Zamfara States.

He explained that the Appeals arising from state congresses will hold between Saturday 23rd and Saturday 30th October 2021. Akpanudoedehe further stated that aspirants for the position of State Chairman will purchase forms at the cost of N100, 000. Deputy Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer aspirants will pay N50, 000.

“Those who want to jostle for the position of Senatorial chairmen are to purchase forms at N50,000; Senatorial Youth Leader N30, 000 and other offices N30, 000.

“Female aspirants and physically challenged aspirants are to pay 50% of the prescribed fees for each position,” he said.

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