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Despite amassing billions, APC extends deadline for sale, submission of nomination forms



The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, extended the deadline for submission of expressions of interest and nomination forms.

The APC has extended the deadline till May 12, 2022, and has ordered that all candidates who have filed their applications be examined on Saturday and Sunday.

It further stated that aspirants who have gotten nomination forms must submit them by Friday.

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The party cited ‘Sallah holidays’ as an explanation for the delays in purchasing and submitting forms.

“Following the new submission date, APC has fixed Saturday, May 14 and Sunday May 15 for screening of all aspirants that have returned their duly completed and signed nomination and expression of interest forms to the APC secretariat,” the ruling party said in a statement.

This extension came despite billions of naira received by the party via sale of nomination forms by politicians vying for elective positions especially the Presidency.

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