The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released guidelines for the nomination of candidates for June 22, 2017, Local government elections.
The party in the release made available to the public has stated the for the post of Chairmanship, the aspirants will have to pay Expression Interest 2,000 Naira and Nomination of 555,000 Naira while the for the post of Councillorship will have to pay Expression Interest 2,000 Naira and Nomination 155,000 Naira. Both categories will equally pay 5,000 Naira for administration fee.
However, in line with the party manifesto that promises to ”Guarantee that women are adequately represented in government appointments and provide greater opportunities in education, job creation, and economic empowerment”, Lagos APC has stated that female aspirants will be exempted from the fees.
The period for the sales of the form will be between Tuesday 25th – Friday 28th April 2017 and Screening will be between Saturday 29th April – Sunday 6th May 2017 while the Appeals will be between Tuesday 10th – Wednesday 11th May 2017 according to the guideline.
The guidelines further show that the Primaries for Councillorship aspirants will be held on Saturday 13th May 2017 and that of Chairmanship aspirants will be held on Saturday 20th May 2017. The Appeals on the primaries will be between Monday 22nd – 23rd May 2017 while the collection and submission of LASIEC Forms will be between Monday 22nd – Wednesday 24th May 2017.