Ahead of the Ekiti governorship election in Ekiti State, fifteen (15) governorship aspirants of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) obtained the governorship nomination form.
The aspirants come from all the three political zones of the state; Ekiti Central, Ekiti North and Ekiti South.
Newsflash Nigeria understands that seven of the aspirants were male while 8 are female.
The forms were sold at N21million made up of N1million for expression of interest and N20million for the nomination form.
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Newsflash Nigeria gathered that Female aspirants only paid N1m each for expression of interest.
The sale of its expression of interest and nomination forms for the Ekiti governorship election to be close on Thursday, October 14 has been extended to Friday, October 22.
According to the party spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the last date for the submission of duly completed forms has also been extended from the earlier Friday, October 15, 2021, to Friday, October 29, 2021.
Consequently, the screening of aspirants for the governorship election primary has been scheduled to hold on Monday, November 8, 2021, at the National Secretariat, Abuja, while the screening appeals has been slated for Monday, November 29, 2021.
All aspirants, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party, particularly in Ekiti State, are to be guided accordingly.
The governorship primary election will take place on January 28, 2022.
The 15 aspirants who obtained the form as of today, October 15 are:
(1) H.E Olusegun Adebayo Oni;
(2) Ajijola Lateef Oladimeji;
(3) Otunba Bisi Kolawole;
(4) Albert Kayode Adaramodu;
(5) Hon Aribisala Adewale;
(6) Hon. Ogunsakin Kazeem Ayodeji;
(7) Hon. Mrs Olumide Ojo Olukemi Olubunmi;
(8) Hon Chief Mrs Arogundade Olutoyin;
(9) H.E Prof. Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola Eleka;
(10) Princess Adekemi Adewumi;
(11) Mrs Cecillia Ebiesuwa;
(12) Mrs Adewumi Adesoye;
(13) Mrs Titilayo Owolabi Akerele;
(14) Mrs Module Asaolu;
(15) Mrs Deborah Alo.