The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has concluded plans to hold its presidential primaries for the 2023 poll in May.
To address lingering issues of zoning, the party, yesterday raised a 37-man committee to deal with the issue.
The primaries is likely to hold on may May 28, 2022.
Addressing newsmen at the end of the 95th NEC meeting of the party yesterday, National Publicity secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba, said sufficient preparations have been made by the party for the 2023 general elections.
In a communique issued at the end of the meeting, the party approved the sum of N35m and N5m for presidential nomination and expression of interest forms respectively.
Similarly, governorship nomination form is pegged at N20m while the expression of interest form is fixed for N1m.
Others include state House of Assembly — expression of interest, N100,000, nomination form, N500,000;
House of Representatives— expression of interest-N500,000, nomination form N2m;
Senate—expression of interest, N500,000, nomination Form, N3m.
NEC also approved the PDP Electoral Guidelines for the conduct of primary elections as well as timetable and schedule of activities of the PDP for the 2023 general elections.
Furthermore, NEC approved a 50 per cent reduction in nomination fees for youths aged 25 to 30 years for various elective positions.
NEC has also approved commencement of sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from Wednesday (today) with the exercise expected to last until April 1.We are social! follow us on: