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2015: AD pegs Presidential Nomination Form at N5m

30 October 2014, 20:30

Lagos - The Alliance for Democracy (AD) on Thursday said that presidential aspirants of the party would pay N5million for its nomination forms, which are already on sale.

The AD National Chairman, Sen. Mojisoluwa Akinfenwa made the disclosure at the opening of the party's state secretariat in Lagos State.

He also said that governorship aspirants would pay N2million for nomination forms while those for the Senate would pay N1million.

According to him, nomination forms for those eyeing the House of Representatives is N500,000; for  House of Assembly N50, 000, while those for Local Government Chairmen and Councillors cost N50, 000 and N20,000 respectively.

Akinfenwa said that the party was poised to take back power in Lagos State and also spring a surprise in Nigeria in 2015.

"Our National Working Committee will decide on our presidential candidate next week.

Also read: Buhari picks APC presidential form 

"We will field candidates for all the offices in 2015; the AD won the governorship election in Lagos in 2007. We are back to take back power.

"We plan to achieve 20 times more empowerment and prosperity across the length and breadth of Lagos State," he said.

The AD National Chairman said that the party had no plan to change its name or logo as was being speculated.

"We will not fail to keep our promise to the people of Lagos when we come into power in 2015," he said.

The Lagos State Chairman of the party, Mr Kola Ajayi, also said at the event that the party had no intention of merging with any other party for the governorship election in 2015.

"We will field candidates and we intend to win as we did before," he said.

The aspirants of the party for various positions from across the state were also at the event.

 - NAN


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