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PDP Rakes In N175m As Shaibu, Others Pick Nomination Forms



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The Peoples Democratic Party has raked in N175 million from the sales of nomination and expression of interest forms to five aspirants for the Edo State governorship election. 

The PUNCH reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission fixed September 21, 2024, for the state governorship election. 

According to a schedule of activities the election released by the PDP, the congress where its governorship candidate will emerge will be held on February 22, 2024. 

Consequently, the PDP on Wednesday in Abuja began the sale of nomination and expression of interest forms to party members aspiring to the Edo governorship seat.

The expression of interest form is N5 million while the nomination form is N30 million.

Cumulatively, an aspirant is expected to pay N35 million. 

With five aspirants who have already purchased the forms, the PDP has raked in N175 million into its coffer.

The daughter of Chief Gabriel  Igbinedion, Blessing, was the first PDP aspirant from Edo to pick the forms at party headquarters, Wadata House, Abuja on Wednesday. 

Other aspirants who picked the PDP nomination and expression of interest forms on Thursday are the Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, Asue Ighodalo, Felix Akhabue, and Anslem Ojezua.

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