The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the closure of the sale of its aspirants’ nominations forms for the 2023 presidential election, AIT reported.
According to the party, the sales of nomination forms ended on Tuesday, May 10 while aspirants’ ultimatum for the submission is slated for Wednesday, May 11.
As gathered by Legit.ng, the party also announced that it racked up a whopping sum of 2.58 billion Naira only from the sale of the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms.
No fewer than 27 aspirants paid for the presidential forms, while one female aspirant was registered after getting a waiver of N70million.
These includes big names like Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu, Rotimi Ameachi, Kayode Fayemi and most likely in few days the rumored entrant of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Aspirants under the age of 40 years also got a 50 percent waiver from the original amount of N100million.
Meanwhile, at the time of filing this report, the number of aspirants for the gubernatorial, national assembly, and state assemblies could not be ascertained.