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PDP makes N2.672 billion from the sales of guber forms

04 November 2014, 15:04

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have raked in N2.672 billion from the sales of nomination forms to governorship aspirants jostling for the party’s tickets in the 36 states of the federation, reports NewsDay.

Governorship aspirants are required to pay N1 million for the Expression of Interest (EOI) form and N10 million for nomination form.

A total of 223 governorship aspirants have so far purchased the PDP nomination forms in 29 states where gubernatorial elections will be conducted in 2015.

Also read: PDP refuses to give presidential nomination forms to aspirants

11 out of this number are female aspirants, who are exempted from paying the N10 million nomination fees.

A state by state breakdown of governorship aspirants shows that Imo State had the highest number of aspirants.

19 aspirants, three of them females are vying to win the part’s ticket for the 2015 governorship race in the state.

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