ALL PROGRESSIVES GRAND ALLIANCE
National Secretariat: Plot 1160, Cadastral Zone B07, Katampe District, Opposite Ministers’ Hill Maitama, Abuja FCT.
Pursuant to its powers under Articles 12 (3) and 24 of the APGA Constitution 2019, and in compliance with INEC Harmonized TimeTable and Schedule of Activities for By- Elections into Bayelsa West and Bayelsa Central Senatorial Districts, Bayo and Nganzai State Constituencies of Borno State, Cross River North Senatorial District, Obudu State Constituency of Cross River State, Ibaji State Constituency of Kogi State, Imo North Senatorial District, Lagos East Senatorial District, Kosofe II State Constituency of Lagos State, Plateau South Senatorial District and Bakura State Constituency of Zamfara State; the National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has approved the following provisional Time Table/Schedule of Activities for the nomination of APGA Candidates in the above Bye Elections scheduled to hold on October 31, 2020:
Sale & Return of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms
August 18 – August 31, 2020.
Screening of prospective Senatorial and House of Assembly Aspirants
APGA State Secretariats
September 2, 2020
Resolution of Appeals arising from the Screening
APGA State Secretariats
September 4, 2020
Senatorial and House of Assembly Primary Elections
Within each Senatorial District and State House of Assembly Constituency concerned.
September 6, 2020
Resolution of Appeals/Disputes arising from the Primary Election by the NWC
September 7, 2020
COST OF FORMS:
Expression of Interest Form – N1 million.
Nomination Form – N4 million.
Total: N5 million only.
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
Expression of Interest Form – N200,000
Nomination Form – N800,000
Total: N1 million only.
2. PLEASE NOTE:
Female Aspirants and Aspirants living with Disability shall pay only 50% of the amounts stipulated above for both the Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms.
Both Forms are obtainable with ONLY certified Bank Draft (non-refundable) made payable to ALL PROGRESSIVES GRAND ALLIANCE, NATIONAL SECRETARIAT, ABUJA.
Upon completion, the Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms shall be returned to the National Secretariat, accompanied with proof of payments and all relevant documents stipulated therein.
The Party reserves the right and discretion to issue Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms to credible and eligible Aspirants, any time, before the scheduled primary elections.
All intending Aspirants are strongly urged to ensure strict compliance with the stipulated directives above and the Party’s Electoral Guidelines for Senatorial and State House of Assembly Bye Election Primary Elections 2020.
The dates specified above are subject to change. Consequently, given the vagaries of primary election process, the Party reserves the right to make adjustments/changes to the dates specified above in accordance with the INEC Harmonized TimeTable and Schedule of Activities for the Bye Elections.
IFEANYI MBAERI, ESQ.
National Organizing Secretary, APGA