PDP reschedules n’assembly, guber primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced new dates for house of assembly, national assembly and governorship primaries for the 2019 elections.

The opposition party has also extended by seven days, the sale and submission of forms.

Austom Akobondu, national organising secretary of the party, disclosed this in a statement.

He said September 20 has been slated for screening of national assembly and governorship aspirants.

“On September 15, the party will pick candidates to vie for states houses of assembly seats while appeals arising from same earlier fixed for Monday, September 17, will now hold on Thursday, October 4, 2018,” the statement read.

“Congresses into the federal houses of assembly will hold on Sunday, September 30, as against the earlier date of Friday, September 28. Appeals on these congresses hold on October 2, in the new timetable.

“Senatorial district congresses and appeals hold on September 28 and September 29 respectively while governorship primaries hold on September 26 with appeals slated for September 28.”