APC releases timetable for nomination of candidates

The All Progressives Congress has released its timetable for the nomination of candidates for various elective offices on the party’s platform.

According to the timetable, which is available at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, the expression of interest forms for all offices will go on sale as from Monday, October 6, 2014.

Those interested in seeking the party’s nomination to stand for the presidential, governorship, senatorial, House of Representatives and state Houses of Assembly are expected to pick their forms between October 6 and 19, 2014.

Sale of nomination forms for presidential and governorship aspirants will start on October 20 and end on November 6 (presidential) and 9 (governorship) 2014, while screening of such aspirants has been slated to start from November 10 to 12 (governorship) and 13 (presidential) respectively. November 14 and 15 are set aside for presidential appeals while governorship appeals have been slated for between November 13 and 14, 2014.

The party’s national convention is slated for Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

Governorship primaries is to hold on Saturday, November 15, 2014 while appeals emanating from the primaries will be entertained as from November 18 to 22, 2014.

Sale of nomination forms for senatorial aspirants will begin on October 20 and end on November 17, 2014, while their screening will hold between November 19 and 20, 2014.

Appeals emanating from the conduct of the screening exercise will be entertained on November 24 and 25.

Senatorial primaries will hold on November 29 and appeals will be heard between December 1 and 2, 2014.

For those aspiring to fly the party’s flag for the House of Representatives seats, nomination forms will start going on sale from October 20 to November 16, 2014, while screening of aspirants will start on November 17 and end November 19, 2014. Appeals will begin from November 20 and end on November 21, 2014 while primaries will hold on November 24. Appeals emanating from the primaries will be entertained between November 25 and 26.

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