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Ribadu, Marwa, Tukur pick guber forms

19 August 2014, 10:56

Yola - Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC),  Nuhu Ribadu, on Monday picked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship nomination form to contest the Adamawa governorship election.

Also read : Ribadu justifies defection to PDP

Besides Ribadu, other candidates that collected forms on Monday for the poll slated for October 11  were former military administrator of Lagos State, Buba Marwa and son of the immediate past National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Awwal Tukur, reports ThisDay.

Others are former Minister of state for Foreign Affairs, Aliyu Idi Hong, acting Governor, Umar Fintiri, former political adviser to the president, Ahmed Gulak and  former Executive Secretary of  the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Ahmed Moddibo.

They all paid the mandatory fee of N10 million and N1 million Expression of Interest form.

The nomination closes Tuesday while the return of the forms is expected to close on August 25.

The party has fixed August 28 for the screening of aspirants. The ward congress comes up on September 1, while appeal for the congress will hold on September 3.

Read more at ThisDay.

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