Anambra guber primary holds June 26: APC

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The All Progressive Congress (APC) has fixed June 26 as date for its Anambra governorship primary.

The date is contained in a schedule of events released on Thursday by the party’s Director of Organisation, Al-Mustapha Medaner, in Abuja.

Mr Medaner said the party will begin sales of expression of interest and nomination forms for the election at its national secretariat from April 15 to June 8 which will also be the last day for submission of completed forms and accompanying documents by aspirants.

He said that the exercise would be done in accordance with the provisions of the 2010 Electoral Act as amended and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines.

The electoral body had fixed November 6, 2021 as date for the gubernatorial election.

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While screening of aspirants would be done on June 10, publication of claims and objections would be on June 12.

He added that screening appeals would be on June 15 while primary election appeal would hold on June 30.

According to the schedule, the APC governorship expression of interest form would cost N2.5 million while the nomination form would cost N20 million totalling N22.5 million. Female and physically challenged aspirants would only pay 50 per cent of the prescribed fees for the position.

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