Anambra 2021: APC, PDP make 423.5 million naira from the sale of forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made about 423.5 million naira in the sale of nomination forms for the November 6 2021 gubernatorial elections.

The opposition PDP pegged its expression of interest form at N1m, compliance form N5m and nomination form, N20m bringing the total amount paid by each of its 13 male aspirants at N26m.

When collated, the male aspirants paid N338m. The three female aspirants were exempted from the paying the N20m nomination fee.

They each paid N6m being the cost of expression of interest and compliance forms. The total amount paid by the women was N18m.

Aspirants who paid for and obtained the PDP forms include: Dr. Obiora Okonkwo; Senator Uche Ekwunife; Mr. Chris Azubuogu; Wintson Udeh; Valentine Ozigbo; Godwin Ezeemo and Emeka Atiaba (SAN).

Others include: Mrs. Genevieve; Chidi Onyemelekwe; Godwin Maduka; Ekwochi; Tony Nwoye; Ifedi Okwenna; Ugochukwu Uba; and Walter Okeke.

For the APC, only three aspirants have so far paid for and obtained the party’s expression of interest and nomination forms being sold for N22.5m. Put together, the APC has so far garnered N67m.

Those who have so far obtained the APC forms are: Senator Andy Uba, Dr. George Moghalu and an aspirant whose identity was yet to ascertained as at the time of filing this report.

While the sale of forms has ended in the PDP, that of the APC is still on sale.

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