The timetable and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2022 concurrent legislative by-elections across four States of the Federation has been released by the All Progressives Congress.

This is in accordance with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 as amended and the Independent National Electoral Commission guidelines.

The approved schedule of activities for the concurrent legislative by-elections was signed by the National Secretary, APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe.

According to Akpanudoedehe, the expression of interest and nomination forms for the House of Representatives positions cost N3,850, 000.

For the State House of Assembly positions, the forms cost N850, 000, while female aspirants and physically challenged aspirants are entitled to 50% of the prescribed fees for each position.

Below is the schedule of activities:

*Notice of Election to the State Chapter – Tuesday 18th January, 2022

*Sale of Forms (APC National Secretariat) – Tuesday 18th January, 2022

*Last Day for Submission of Completed Forms and accompanying documents (APC National Secretariat) – Monday 24th January, 2022

*Screening of Aspirants – Wednesday 26th January, 2022

*Publication of claims and objections – Friday 28th January, 2022

*Screening Appeals – Sunday 30th January, 2022

*PRIMARY ELECTION – Tuesday 1st February, 2022

*Election Appeal – Thursday 3rd February, 2022

You would recalled that Governors of the party had met behind closed doors at the Kebbi Governors Lodge in Abuja on Sunday to deliberate on the contentious national convention which is expected to take place in February, though the date is yet to be announced.

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