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PDP Announces New Date For Presidential Primaries

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November 8, 2014

Press Statement

PDP NWC Reviews Timelines For Primaries

In exercise of its powers under Section 29 (2) (a) and (b) of the Constitution of our Great Party (2012 as amended), the National Working Committee (NWC) has approved the review of timelines (Time-table) for the conduct of Congresses/Primaries preparatory to the 2015 General Elections.

The new time-table which supercedes the earlier one is as follows:

A. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY:
a. Return of Forms – 06/11/14 (Completed)
b. Screening – 07-09/11/14 (Completed)
c. Screening Appeal – 10/11/14
d House of Assembly primaries- 29/11/14
e. Appeals 30/11/14

B. NATIONAL ASSEMBLY:
a. Return of Forms – 14/11/14
b. Screening and Appeals – 19-21/11/14
c. House of Representatives Primaries – 06/12/14
d. Senate Primaries – 07/12/14
e. NASS Appeals – 08/12/14

C. Governorship:
a. Return of Forms – 14/11/14
b. Screening and Appeals – 22-25/11/14
c. Governorship Primaries – 08/12/14
e. Appeals 09/12/14

D. PRESIDENTIAL:
a. Return of Forms – 15/11/14
b. Screening and Appeals – 26/11/14
c. National Convention 10-11/12/14

It is noted that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been notified of the review.

Signed:

Abubakar Mustapha MFR, mni
National Organizing Secretary

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