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Following the guidelines released by the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission for the forthcoming Local Government election in the state, the Action Alliance has disclosed that the party has begun the sale of expression of interest forms for intending aspirants.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the sale of the forms by the party will be between Monday 10th and Friday 14th May, 2021.
The party in a statement by its publicity secretary, Prince Oluwamayowa Dawodu explained that the form which is ten thousand naira will only be paid by male contestants, while female and people with disability will get the form for free.
Dawodu however disclosed that the party will hold its primary on 22nd May, 2021 for all the aspirants who obtained the expression of interest forms.
The statement reads partly, “the Party shall commence sales of Expression of Interest forms for intending Aspirants from Monday 10th to Friday 14th May, 2021.
“The EOI forms shall be free to female members who have met all their financial obligations up till 30th April, 2021 while all the male members, apart from meeting their financial obligations shall pay #10,000.00 (Ten thousand Naira) only for the forms.
“The deadline for the submission of forms shall be Monday 17th May, 2021.
“Party Primaries shall hold on Saturday 22nd May, 2021 for all the Aspirants who obtained EOI forms.
“Appeal for the Primaries shall be heard on Monday 24th May, 2021.
“The Candidates who emerge from the Primary Elections shall pay nomination fees as follows:- (a) Chairmanship Candidates:- #50,000.00 (b) Councillorship Candidates :- #20,000.00 (c) All Female Candidates and People living with Disabilities (PWD):- Free”.