The All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled May 30 and 31 for presidential primaries ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Barr Felix Morka, disclosed this at the end of a closed-door meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) in Abuja on Wednesday.
It was also added that May 18 has been approved for governorship primaries.
Additionally, the nomination and expression of interest form to participate in the presidential primary election in the party is to be sold for ₦100 million.
That is, all aspirants will now have to pay ₦100 million to secure a spot at the primary to elect the flag bearer of the APC in May.
Similarly, the nomination and expression of interest forms for those seeking the party’s ticket to contest the governorship election in their respective states cost ₦50 million.
The sale of expression of interest and nomination forms is set to commence this Saturday.
Among those present at the meeting presided over by President Buhari were Professor Osinbajo, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and Governor Fayemi of Ekiti, among other party leaders.