The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has on Wednesday announced a date to hold it’s presidential primary election.
Barring any dramatic twist, the party said it’s primary election for president will hold in May.
The convention according to reports may hold on May 28 and 29, 2022.
Briefing journalists at the end of the 95th NEC meeting of the party, the national publicity secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba said sufficient preparations have been made by the party for the 2023 general elections by the PDP.
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, the governorship Nomination Form is pegged at N20m while the Expression of interest form is fixed for N1m.
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 the timetable and schedule of activities of the PDP for the 2023 general elections.
Meanwhile, NEC approved a 50 per cent reduction in nomination fees for youths aged 25 to 30 years for various elective positions.
NEC also approved the commencement of sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from Wednesday (today) with the exercise expected to last until April 1.