*Chairmen to pay N550,000; councillors N110,000 for nomination/expression forms
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Adamawa state, has on Sunday released line-up of activities that will precede the oncoming local government polls in the state.
A time table of activities released by the organizing secretary of the party, Hamza Madagali, indicated that sale of nomination and expression of interest forms will commence between 5 – 11 August 2019.
Submission of nomination forms will take place between 12 – 14 August, while submission of nomination forms will take place between 15 – 18 August 2019.
The party will display names of aspirants on 19 August and entertain appeal by aggrieved parties between 21 – 22 August 2019.
On 22 August 2019, the party will conduct three delegates election and primary campaigns for councillors will hold between 22 – 29 August 2019.
Also from 22 – 31 August, 2019 primary campaigns or chairmen will hold.
Councillorship primaries will hold on 4 September, while the primary election for chairmanship position will hold on 7 September 2019.
Sales of nomination and expression of interest forms will hold between 5 – 11 August, while submission of nomination and expression of interest forms will hold between 12 – 14 August 2019.
The party has pegged the cost of nomination form for chairmanship position at N500,000 and expression of interest forms for chairmanship position at N50,000. In cumulation aspirants contesting for chairmanship position will pay N550,000.
However, women and People Living With Disability contesting for chairmanship position will be given nomination forms free of charge but will pay N50,000 and N20,000 expression of interest and administrative charges respectively.
In the same vein, the party pegged nomination forms for councillorship position at N100,000 while expression of interest forms sells for N10,000. In cumulation, a councillorship aspirant will pay a total of N110,000 for nomination and expression of interest forms.
On the other hand, women and PLWD will not pay for nomination forms for the position but will pay the sum of N10,000 and N20,000 as expression of interest and administrative charges respectively.
The party called on all interested aspirants to obtain clearance letters from their various local government party secretariat.