The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday reacted to the high cost of nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
PDP said the high cost will encourage corruption by public office holders.
The National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan stressed that it will make looting mandatory if APC members win election into any office.
“Have you seen @OfficialAPCNg cost of forms? Eeeewo!!!
“It encourages corruption and makes looting mandatory if their members ever won election into any of the offices. #corruptionwithoutlimits,” he tweeted.
APC had yesterday said presidential aspirants would pay N45m, as against N55m fixed by the party last week.
In a statement by its spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, APC said, “Each presidential aspirant will pay N5m for expression of interest form and N40m for the nomination form.”
For a governorship aspirant it would be “N2.5m for expression of interest form and N20m for nomination form making it N22.5m.”
“For a senatorial ticket, an aspirant will pay N1m for the expression of interest form and N6m for a nomination form.
“The House of Representatives aspirant will pay N3.85m, including N350,000 for the expression of interest form and N3.5m for the nomination form.
“A House of Assembly aspirant to pay N850,000, including N100,000 for the expression of interest form and N750,000 for the nomination form.”