PDP Fixes December 6th For Presidential Primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday fixed Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 for its Governorship and Presidential Primaries respectively, ahead of the 2015 general elections.

This, was announced by Olisa Metuh, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, in Abuja.

The party spokesman also said that the primaries for the National Assembly would hold on Nov. 22, adding that the dates were proposed by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC).

According to him, the dates were proposals that were subject to the approval of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) scheduled to meet on Sept. 18.

“We expect all public servants, government appointees and elected party officials who are interested in contesting any position to resign their appointments seven days before the commencement of the ward congress election,’’ he said.

NAN, however, learnt from the party’s national headquarters that sales of nomination and expression of interest forms for various elective offices would be between Oct. 27 and 28.

This is to enable public office holders interested in elective offices to resign their appointments before October 20th.

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