By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja
This is certainly a good time for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as 16 aspirants indicated interest in the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra state on the platform of the party.
The aspirants made up of thirteen men and three women, yesterday, faced the screening committee constituted by the party to clear them for the November 6 primaries.
The party had earlier pegged the expression of interest form at N1 million, compliance form at N5 million, and nomination form at N20 million.
Vanguard reports that the PDP in line with its affirmative action to encourage women to seek elective office, waved nomination fee for all female aspirants meaning that the three ladies paid a total sum of N18 million only, being payment for obtaining expression of interest and compliance forms.
The 13 male aspirants paid a total of N338 million for the expression of interest, compliance, and nomination forms,…