APC to generate over 30 billion Naira from sale of forms for the 2023 elections.
Written by News Room on May 7, 2022
A conservative estimate has shown that the All Progressives Congress (APC) may rake in over 30 billion Naira from the sale of nomination and expression of interest forms, the estimates are arrived at looking at the number of likely contestants in the various categories of elective offices.
So far, 23 presidential aspirants have indicated interest in the presidency under the ruling party and APC is expected to generate 2.3 billion Naira from the sale of presidential forms.
Former NLC President and two-time Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Aliu Oshiomhole, Jigawa State Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar and the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday declared interest in contesting the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
The presidential nomination form in APC goes for 100 million Naira; the governorship form is sold for 50 million Naira; Senate, 20 million Naira; House of Representatives, 10 million Naira; and House of Assembly, 2 million Naira.
A rundown on the expected revenue from the electoral process shows APC may generate over 2.3 billion Naira from the sale of presidential forms; 2.8 billion Naira from the sale of governorship forms; and roughly 6.54 billion Naira from the sale of senatorial forms.
Also, the party could make about 10.8 billion Naira from the sale of forms to a minimum of three House of Representatives aspirants from each of the country’s 360 federal constituencies, and about 7.93 billion Naira from the sale of forms to a minimum of four aspirants vying for each of the 991 House of Assembly seats across the country, respectively.
—— All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee extends party’s sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for 2023 General Elections to Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) has extended the party’s sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for the 2023 General Elections to Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
This was disclosed in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barr. Felix Morka, on Wednesday.
According to Morka in a revised timetable issued by the APC National Organising Secretary, H.E. Sulaiman Muhammad Argungu, the last day for submission of completed forms and accompanying documents is now Wednesday, May 11, 2022.
Also, Congresses to elect Local Government Area (LGA), State and National Delegates will now be held from Thursday, 12th May to Saturday, 14th May, 2022. The party began its sale of forms on April 24th.
Presidential hopefuls are expected to pay 100 million Naira, while those for governorship will pay 50 million Naira.