Ahead of the Edo state governorship election slated for September 10, the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released timetable for the Edo State governorship primary election.
The APC National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso, who spoke with journalists at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday, said the timetable was approved in line with the Electoral Act, the electoral body’s schedule and the party’s guidelines.
Senator Izunaso said the activities leading to the governorship primary election would commence on Monday, May 16 with a stakeholders meeting in Abuja.
“We will start on Monday, May 16 with a stakeholders meeting in Abuja. By Tuesday, May 17, the sale of forms will commence. That will be available until June 3, 2016.
“By June 6, we expect all the aspirants who obtained the forms to have filled them and submitted the forms at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja,” he said.
Mr. Izunaso also said the screening exercise for all aspirants would be conducted on Wednesday, June 8. He said the exercise will continue until June 12.