April 23, 2024

Katsina APC sets nomination form fees for LG elections


By Ogalah Ibrahim

The Katsina State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set the nomination form fee for those contesting for the seat of local government chairman at five million naira.

Katsina APC Deputy Chairman Alhaji Bala Abu Musawa confirmed this after a meeting of the working committee, other state executives, and chairmen and secretaries of the party from the 34 local governments, held at the presidential banquet hall, Katsina Government House.

He stated that those contesting for councillor seats would pay a fee of N1.5 million (one million five hundred thousand naira).

Alhaji Bala Abu emphasized that all payments for the forms must be made directly into the party’s account.

However, he clarified that sales of the forms will commence from May 1st to May 4th this year.

He added that all contestants must return their completed forms to SIEC by Thursday, May 9th.

Quoting provisions from the election timetable issued by SIEC, the APC deputy chairman announced that primary elections for council chairmen would be held on Saturday, May 18th, while councillor elections will follow on Wednesday, May 22nd.

He stated that the final list of candidates emerging from the primaries must be submitted to the state electoral commission on Monday, May 20th.

Alhaji Bala Abu appealed to all contestants to adhere strictly to the guidelines, particularly regarding election campaigning.

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