Benin City - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has said the party’s nomination and expression of interest form for the governorship election will be sold for N16m, reports The Nation.
Chris Nehikhare, the state Publicity Secretary of the party, who disclosed this explained that the expression of interest and nomination form would be sold for N11m each, while N5m would cover administrative charges.
Aspirants according to Punch were expected to purchase the forms from the PDP state secretariat as from Wednesday
Though the party is yet to disclose the official date for its governorship primary, 4 aspirants have so far indicated interest in the election.
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Some aspirants are said not to be happy at the high cost of the nomination form.
They said the high cost is a ploy to pave the way for a consensus candidate to emerge.
- News 24