The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday evening said the conduct of the primaries for the party’s House of Assembly and House of Representatives will still hold tomorrow Sunday, May 22, 2022.
Recall that the National Organising Secretary of the PDP, Hon. Umar M. Bature had on Friday released a fresh update on the mode of its primaries elections to hold in various states of the Federation.
Bature in the statement said, “Use of elected delegates for the primaries and national convention”, disclosed that primaries into the House of Assembly will now hold tomorrow Sunday, and not Saturday.
“By virtue of Section 84(8) of the Electoral Act, 2022, delegates to vote at the Indirect Primaries and National Convention of political parties to elect candidates for elections shall be those democratically elected for that purpose only.
“Consequently those qualified and eligible to vote as delegates in the forthcoming Primaries and National Convention of our great Party, the PDP are the three (3) AD-HOC Delegates per ward, elected at the Ward Congresses and one (1) National Delegate per Local Government, elected at the Local Government Area Congresses.
“Furthermore, the NWC wishes to inform our Party members that the State Houses of Assembly Primaries to elect our State House of Assembly candidates, earlier scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022, will now hold on Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 8:00am to 12 noon; while the House of Representatives Primaries to elect our House of Representatives candidates will also hold on Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 2:00 pm.
“All aspirants, critical stakeholders, leaders and teeming members of our Party should please take note.”