2023: Two PDP presidential aspirants lose N80m as party disqualifies them

The opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, disqualified two of its 17 presidential aspirants.

With this development, the two aspirants would forfeit the N40 million they paid for the expression of interest and nomination forms.

Speaking, the  chairman of the presidential screening committee, Senator David Mark announced the disqualification of the two aspirants on Friday evening.

Mark, however, refused to reveal the identities of the affected aspirants and the reason(s) for their disqualification.

Responding to the question on if  the screening committee made any recommendation to the party to refund the N80 million nomination fees paid by the aspirants, Mark said: “Why should the party refund the money

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