The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) has approved the calendar for the party’s congresses in nine states in 2021.
Lagos, Oyo, Adamawa, Kebbi, Borno, Kogi, Osun, Kwara, and Ebonyi are the states involved.
The party’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated that the executives of the aforementioned states’ terms will expire in accordance with section 47(1) of the party’s constitution (as amended), as they were elected in 2017.
According to the statement, in Kogi state, congresses would take place only at the ward and local government level, while in Osun state, congresses will take place in some wards.
Austin Akobundu, national organising secretary of PDP, shared details of the timetable for the congresses on Thursday.
According to the timetable, the party will embark on membership drive exercise from July 12 to August 2021 — this will be carried out by state chapters and the NWC.
The notice of the party’s congresses and the end of tenure of executives of the affected nine state chapters take effect from July 12.
SALES OF NOMINATION FORMS
The party said the sale of nomination forms will take place from July 26 till August 27, 2021, while the last day for submission of forms by all state executive aspirants is September 6, 2021.
Congresses for the election of ward executives and three ad-hoc delegates in the nine affected states will take place on September 25, 2021.
The hearing of appeals arising from the ward congresses will take place on September 30, 2021.
The congress for the election of LGA executives and national delegates will take place on October 5, 2021, while the hearing of appeals arising from the LGA congresses will hold on October 8, 2021.
Screening of state executive aspirants will take place on October 9, 2021, while the appeals will hold on October 12, 2021. Credit To www.today.ng
The congresses for the election of state executives will take place on October 16, 2021, while appeals concerning the exercise will hold on October 20, 2021. Continue Reading