APC in Bauchi set for ward congress


APC-LOGO-17-4-13All Progressive Congress (APC), Bauchi State Chapter, says it is set for the April 5 Ward Congress.

During the exercise registered party members will elect 22 officials to run of each ward.

Sen. Mohammed Mohammed, Interim Chairman of the party, told news men that apart from the 22 officials, four ex-officio members and five delegates would also be elected in eache ward

He said that already many interested members of the party wishing to contest the positions had paid for their nomination forms.

Mohammed added that contestants seeking Chairmanship positions were charged N10, 000. 00 while those vying for all other positions were  charged N2, 000.

“Already, contestants for chairmanship and other positions in the wards have paid for the forms.

“We took this measure because we want to avoid any manipulation.

He added that the APC in the state was expecting officials from its headquarters in Abuja later to supervise the exercise.

Mohammed added that the forms would be given out to the contestants at the state headquarters.

He said there were indications that most of the posts would be filled through consensus.

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