The All Progressives Congress (APC) 2018 National Convention Planning Committee has announced positions to be contested as well as guidelines for the party’s forthcoming elective convention.
In a statement issued by the secretary of the committee, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, the National Convention Committee also revealed the zoning arrangements.
“Aspirants wishing to contest for the positions of the national offices shall pay the following; National Chairman, N500,000, National Working Committee (NWC) positions, N250,000, other offices, N100,000.00
“The NWC positions include the National Chairman, Deputy National Chairman North, Deputy National Chairman South, National Secretary, National Organizing Secretary, National Women Leader, Six Vice National Chairmen one from each geo-political zone (to be known as Zonal Chairmen), National Youth Leader, National Legal Adviser, National Treasurer, National Financial Secretary, National Publicity Secretary, National Auditor, Deputy National Secretary, National Welfare Secretary, Special Leader (Person with disabilities).”
While confirming that convention will be held on June 23 at the Eagle Square Abuja, the committee further said; “the National Offices are to be contested under the following zoning arrangements, North Central- National Vice Chairman (NC), National Publicity Secretary, National Women Leader, Deputy National Treasurer, Deputy National Welfare Secretary.
“North East- National Secretary, National Vice Chairman (NE), National Youth Leader, Deputy National Auditor. North West- Deputy National Chairman North, National Vice Chairman (NW), National Treasurer, National Welfare Secretary, Deputy National Organizing Secretary.
“South East- National Auditor, National Vice Chairman (SE), National Organizing Secretary, Deputy National Financial Secretary, Deputy National Women Leader. South South- National Chairman, National Vice Chairman (SS), Deputy National Secretary, Deputy National Legal Adviser, Deputy National Publicity Secretary.
“South West- Deputy National Chairman (S), National Vice Chairman (SW), National Legal Adviser, National Financial Secretary, Deputy National Youth Leader,” the statement added.