The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the extension of the date for its sale of nomination and expression of interest.
The new deadline is Friday, April 22, 2022.
The party, however, noted that the shift does not affect its dates for primary elections.
This is the fourth time the party is shifting the deadline for the sale of forms for elective positions.
In a statement, Wednesday, its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba said the last day for the submission of already completed forms is now Monday, April 25, 2022.
“After a thorough consideration of various issues and concerns in the Party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has further adjusted its Timetable and Schedule of Activities to extend the closing dates for the purchase of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for the 2023 general elections to Friday, April 22, 2022,” the PDP Spokesman said.
He said that the last day for the submission of already completed Forms under the reviewed timetable has been extended to Monday, April 25, 2022Consequently, the party similarly adjusted dates for the screening as well as Appeals arising from the screening of aspirants for various positions.
The new dates are as follows, State House of Assembly and National Assembly: Wednesday, April 27, 2022; Governorship: Thursday, April 28, 2022; Presidential: Friday, April 29, 2022.
Appeals on all screening exercises have been slated for Monday, May 2, 2022.
“Under the updated timetable, the 3-man Ad Hoc Ward Congress has been fixed for Saturday, April 30, 2022, while the Local Government Area National Delegates Congresses will now hold on Thursday, May 5, 2022,” Ologunagba announced.
He however reminded us that all dates for primary elections for various positions remain the same.
“Please note that all duly completed State Assembly Forms are to be submitted at the various States Secretariat of the Party.
“All aspirants, critical stakeholders, and Party members should be guided accordingly,” the statement added.