APC Releases Date For its Primary Elections,others

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In line with the provisions of Article 17(i) of our Party’s Constitution, the tenure of all Officers elected into the Ward, Local Government, State and National organs of the Party will be expiring in the 2nd Quarter of 2018.

Furthermore, INEC has formally scheduled the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly Elections for Saturday 16th February, while the Governorship and State Assembly elections have been scheduled for Saturday 2nd March, 2019.

Consequently, it is proposed that the conduct of Congresses and National Convention to elect Party Officials, in line with the provisions of the Party’s Constitution and also the nomination process for the selection of candidates for the 2019 General Elections, commence as follows;

A. CONGRESSES AND NATIONAL CONVENTION

VENUE
DATE
EVENT
ACTIVITY

Tuesday 30th January, 2018

Flag-off of Continuous Membership Registration /Revalidation Exercise (CMRR)
To register all prospective eligible persons who wish to become members of the Party and revalidate existing membership

Monday 5th February, 2018

National Caucus Meeting
:

To consider Schedule of Activities for 2018

Tuesday 6th February, 2018

*National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting*
To consider and approve Schedule of Activities for 2018
S/N
DATE
EVENT
ACTIVITY

Saturday 3rd March, 2018

Ward Congresses

To elect Ward Officers to the Ward Executive Committee

Monday 5th – Friday 9th March, 2018

Appeals

Appeals arising from conduct of Ward Congresse

Saturday 17th March, 2018

Local Government Area Congresses
To elect LGA Officers to the LGA Executive Committee and 3 Delegates to the National Convention

Monday 18th – Friday 25th March, 2018

Appeals

Appeals arising from LGA Congresse
Saturday 14th April, 2018

State Congresses To elect State Officers to the State Executive Committee

Monday 16th – Friday 20th April, 2018

Appeals

Appeals arising from the conduct of State Congresses

Saturday 12th May, 2018

Zonal Congresses

To elect Zonal Officers to the Zonal Executive Committee (ZEC)

March 14th – Friday 18th May, 2018

Appeals

Appeals arising from the conduct of Zonal Congresses

Monday 6th April, 2018

Saturday 30th June, 2018

National Convention

To elect National Officers to the National Executive Committee (NEC)

B. SALE OF FORMS AND CONDUCT OF PRIMARIES

S/N
DATE
EVENT
ACTIVITY

Monday 20th – Friday 31st August, 2018

Sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for Elective Offices

Sale of Forms to Aspirants for all Elective Offices

Saturday 1st – Friday 7th September, 2018

Screening of Aspirants

Screening of all Aspirants that have purchased Forms

Saturday 8th – Wednesday 12th, September, 2018

Appeals

Appeals arising from the conduct of screening of Aspirants

Saturday 15th September, 2018

Wednesday 19th September, 2018

Thursday 20th September, 2018

Legislative Primaries

i. House of Assembly

ii. House of Reps

iii. Senate

To select candidate for House of Assembly, House of Representatives and Senatorial elections.

Monday 17th – Sunday 30th September, 2018

Appeals

Appeals arising from all Legislative Primaries

Saturday 22nd, September, 2018

Governorship Primaries

To select candidates for Governorship Elections

Monday 24th – Thursday 27th September, 201

Appeals

Appeals arising from Governorship Primaries

Saturday 29th September, 2018

National Convention
(Presidential)

To ratify Presidential Candidate

In-spite of the fact that the term of the current NWC ends in June, we are also planning for the activities leading to the 2019 General Elections in order to ease the burden on the incoming National Working Committee (NWC).

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