The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)on Wednesday gave President Goodluck Jonathan and other aspirants vying for various elective positions, one week ultimatum to purchase their expression of interest and nomination forms.
PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh who spoke with Journalists in Abuja said the October 30 closing date for the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms will not be extended beyond 6 pm on that date.
“The NWC today (yesterday) decided that the issue of the closing date for the collection of the nomination forms cannot be extended. It will not be extended beyond 6 pm, of October 30th, no party member can obtain forms for our 2014 congress and convention after the deadline”.
Although the President has been endorsed as the sole Presidential candidate of the party, he must purchase the nomination form of the party and his endorsement ratified by delegates at the party’s upcoming national convention.
Jonathan will be contesting against the whoever emerges the standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC)