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APC Rakes In Over N700m Three Days To National Convention

 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reportedly raked in over N700 million from its sale of nomination and expression of interest forms for various party positions three days to its National Convention.

NewsBeatng reports that the ruling party would be holding its national convention on March 26th (Saturday) to usher in new national executives that would administer and prepare the party ahead 2023 general elections.

Reliable sources in the party, disclosed that the North-Central where the office of the national chairman is zoned, generated about N165 million for the party, with six chairmanship aspirants alone generating N120 million.

The North-East, which has the Deputy National Chairman, North — with five of them coughing out N50m — generated N143 million for the party’s coffers.

While the North-West generated about N116 million, the South-East generated about N98.5 million, South-South, N69.5 million and South-West over N120 million.

The party had earlier pegged the cost of chairmanship nomination form at N20 million, that of National Secretary, Deputy National Chairman (North and South) at N10 million each, and forms for all other National Working Committee NWC positions at N5 million.

Forms for National Executive Committee, NEC, positions that are not in the National Working Committee (non-NWC NEC positions) were pegged at N2.5 million. While women and persons living with disabilities paid 50 per cent of prescribed fees for each position. Forms for other zonal positions were also pegged at N500,000.

Although, potential aspirants were still picking forms as of Tuesday night.

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