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Ondo gov’ship: APC rakes in N720m from sale of forms



The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has raked in N720 million from the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms to aspirants seeking its ticket for the November 16 governorship election in Ondo State.

The APC closed its sale of forms on Wednesday in Abuja, ahead of its primary election slated for April 20, 2024.

The party raked in the sum of N720 million from 14 male aspirants who picked their forms for N50 million each and two female contenders who paid N10 million each for their expression of interest form.

Recall that the party had said females and persons with disabilities are exempted from paying the N40 million for nomination forms.


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Checks in the party’s Directorate of Organisation showed that Governor Lucky Ayiedatiwa and 15 others picked the forms.

Those who obtained the forms are, Olusoji Adewale Ehinlanwo, Hon. Okunjimi Odimayo John, Senator Jimoh Ibrahim and APC National Vice Chairman (South West) Duerimini Isaacs Kekemeke.

Others are Akinfolarin Mayo Samuel, Adewale Okumuyiwa Akinterinwa, Olugbenga Omogbemi Edema,  Chief Olusola Alexander Oke (SAN), Gen. Ohunyeye Olamide Felix, Barr Morayo Lebi, Garvey Oladiran Iyanjan, Prof. Francis Adebayo Faduyile and Engr. Ifeoluwa Olusola Oyedele (Male)


Meanwhile, sources at the party’s national secretariat told our correspondent last night that the party has adopted direct mode of primary for the selection of its candidate on April 20.

Source link: Daily Trust/

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