APC National Convention: Party begins sale of forms, chairmanship aspirants to pay 20 million

…as Mustapha was first aspirant to pick form

By Zakaa Lazarus

Ahead of 26 March national convention, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has commenced the sale of forms to aspirants contesting for various offices in its National Working Committee (NWC).

Spokesman of the party’s Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC, Barr. Ismaeel Ahmed disclosed this at a news conference Tuesday in Abuja.

The interim leadership of the party also rolled out fees for different offices.

Ahmed disclosed that the ruling party pegged the cost of form for its chairmanship seat at N20 million while aspirants vying for deputy chairmanship seats are expected to obtain their form with N10 million each.

As it is in the document signed by the party’s Director of Organisation, Al-Mustapha Medaner, the aspirants have between March 14 and 18 to obtain the forms.

With the recent approval of zoning the APC chairmanship seat to the North-central, only five out of the 13 known aspirants may end up testing their popularity at the convention.

The five aspirants include a serving Senator and two term Governor of Nasarawa, Tanko Al-Makura; Minister of Inter-governmental Affairs Sen.George Akume, Sani Musa, Saliu Mustapha and Abdullahi Adamu, another former governor of Nasarawa State and serving senator.

Meanwhile, Saliu Mustapha has been reported to be the first aspirant to pick the Chairmanship form.

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