The All Progressive Congress, APC, has released the schedule of activities of the governorship election in Ekiti State.
The election has been scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold July 14, 2018. The commission also announced that campaigns start officially on April 15.
The APC’s schedule was made known in a release signed by the party’s national organising secretary, Senator Osita Izunanso, on Friday.
Newsflash247 had reported 36 aspirants have written and visited the secretariat so far to indicate their interest in contesting the governorship election even though most of them are yet to declare publicly.
Some of the aspirants include former governor Segun Oni; special adviser to the president on political matters, Babafemi Ojudu; former senator Gbenga Aluko; former assembly speaker,Olufemi Bamisile; former Labour Party candidate, Opeyemi Bamidele; and former chairman of the Ekiti State Hospitals Management Board, Bamidele Faparusi.
The activities of the party for the election will start with the sale of forms from April 9 to 17.
Afterward, the aspirants will be screened from April 23 to April 25.
Other activities like appeal, primary election, and primary election appeal will follow.
The schedule of activities for Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Election is as follows:
Sales of Forms
Monday 9th – Tuesday 17th April 2018
Screening of Aspirants
Monday 23rd – Wednesday 25th April 2018
Thursday 26th – Friday 27th April 2018
Saturday 5th May 2018
Primary Election Appeal:
Monday 7th – Wednesday 9th May 2018