*Chairmen to pay N160,000; councillors N55,000 as nomination/expression of interest forms
African Democratic Congress, (ADC), Adamawa State chapter, has released line of activities ahead of the September local government election.
A time table of activities released by the party indicated that it will commence sales of nomination and expression of interest forms from 7 – 12 August 2019.
Submission of forms will take place between 22 – 23 August, while screening of aspirants will take place between 25 – 4 September 2019.
On 7 September, the party will display the list of aspirants and on 10 September 2019 party primaries will hold.
On 14 September, 2019 the party will submit names of candidates to state electoral commission.
In another vein, the party has pegged the sum of N120,000, N30,000 and N10,000 as the price tag of nomination, expression of interest forms and clearance fees respectively for chairmanship positions while it pegged the nomination, expression of interest forms and clearance for councillorship at N30,000, N20,000 and N5,000 respectively.
A statement released by the chairman of the party signed by the chairman, Yahaya Julde, noted that women and People Living With Disability will be given nomination forms free of charge but will have to purchase expression of interest forms and clearance forms in line with the position they are vying for.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has upon his resumption, sworn in transition committees across the 21 Local Governments and gave them three months within which to conduct local government polls in order to usher in democratically elected executive at the third tier of government in the state.