Ahead Of 2023: PDP Gives Conditions For Party Primaries

…Commences Sale Of Nomination Forms

The National Executive Committee (NEC), after extensive deliberations on issues of urgent national importance as well as preparations for the 2023 general elections resolved as follows:

1. NEC commended the effort of the various organs of our Party, the National Working Committee (NWC), the National Caucus, the National Assembly Caucus, the Board of Trustees (BoT), the PDP Governors’ Forum and our structures at various levels in stabilizing our Party for the task ahead.

2. NEC also commended the commitment of the National Working Committee (NWC) under the Chairmanship of Sen. Dr. Iyorchia Ayu to further unite and reposition the Party ahead of the 2023 general elections.

3. NEC applauded the NWC for the success of the Party in the Local Government election in the FCT as well as in recent bye-elections across the country. NEC also commended the NWC for successful conduct of the PDP primaries for Ekiti and Osun States’ governorship elections respectively and charged all Party members to work hard to ensure victory in the two elections.

4. NEC expressed confidence in the ability of the NWC to lead our Party to win the Presidential election, majority of state governors as well as majority of seats in the National and State Assemblies.

5. On the state of the nation, NEC strongly condemned the insincerity, corruption and insensitivity of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration resulting in worsening insecurity and agonizing economic hardship in the country.

6. NEC also condemned the abysmal corruption in the APC government which is responsible for the excruciating fuel crisis and collapse of our national grid that have crippled economic and social activities in our country.

7. NEC notes that Nigerians are now looking up to the PDP for solution and as such urged all Party members to remain united in the PDP’s mission to Rescue and Rebuild our country from the misrule of the APC.

8. NEC approved the PDP Electoral Guidelines for the conduct of Primary Elections

9. NEC approved the Timetable and Schedule of Activities of the PDP for the 2023 general elections.

10. NEC approved a 50% reduction in nomination fees for youths aged 25 to 30 years for various elective positions.

11. NEC also approved the commencement of sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from Thursday, March 17, 2022

The following amounts for the Forms were approved by NEC:
(i) State House of Assembly

-Expression of Interest – N100,000=

-Nomination Form N500,000=

(ii) House of Representatives

 -Expression of Interest – N500,000=

 -Nomination Form N2,000,000=

 (iii) Senate

– Expression of Interest – N500,000=

-Nomination Form-N3,000,000=

 (iv) Governorship

-Expression of Interest – N1,000,000=

-Nomination Form- N20,000,000=

(v) President

-Expression of Interest- N5,000,000=

-Nomination Form-N35,000,000=

PDP primaries set to go 

Reps primaries may 12th

Assembly primaries may 7th

Senatorial primaries may 14th

Governorship primaries may 21st

Presidential primaries may 28th-29th

PDP 2023: Save the dates.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Publication of Delegate List

Saturday, May 7, 2022

State House of Assembly primaries

Thursday, May 12, 2022

House of Representatives primaries

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Senatorial primaries

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Governorship primaries

Saturday 28-Sunday 29, May 2022

Presidential primaries

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Presentation of Certificate of Return.

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