The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbondiyan has said the cost of nomination forms for candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will make corruption mandatory.
APC had through Emma Ibediro, the National Organising Secretary revealed this in a schedule and timetable published Tuesday night in Abuja.
For the presidential aspirants, the Expression of Interest form costs N5million and the Nomination form N40 million.
The APC said there shall be no separate charge for the vice-presidential aspirants and also announced a 50 per cent discount for female and physically challenged aspirants, for all positions.
Aspirants for the governorship posts would pay N22.5 million for both expression of Interest and the Nomination forms. While the latter costs N20 million, the expression of interest form costs N2.5 million.
House of Assembly aspirants would pay N850,000.00.
Aspirants into the House of Representatives would pay N3.8million and the Senate N7million.
Ologbondiyan tweeted on Wednesday morning after the APC released guidelines for its primary elections.
“Have you seen @OfficialAPCNg cost of forms? Eeeewo!!!
“It encourages corruption and makes looting mandatory if their members ever won election into any of the offices. #corruptionwithoutlimits,”
Have you seen @OfficialAPCNg cost of forms? Eeeewo!!!
It encourages corruption and makes looting mandatory if their members ever won election into any of the offices. #corruptionwithoutlimits
— Kola Ologbondiyan (@officialKolaO) September 5, 2018