By Chuks Okocha
As part of preparations for the governorship election in Edo state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has released timetable for the election of its governorship candidate, stating that sales will commence on May 20.
The last day for the submission of the completed governorship forms, PDP said in a statement signed by the National Organising Secretary, Col.Austin Akobundu, is June 2.
The screening exercise for all those that completed and returned the governorship forms, according to the party, is June 4, while the appeal for those that are dissatisfied with the screening is also June 4.
The National Organising Secretary of the party stated further that the ward elections to elect three ad-hoc delegates will take place on June 9 and the appeal for those dissatisfied with the outcome of the process is slated for June 12.
In the same manner, Col Akobundu (rtd) said that election of local government delegates to pick National delegates that would elect the governorship candidate of the party would be on June 16 and the appeal was slated for June 19.
According to the PDP National Organising Secretary, the election of the party’s governorship candidate would take place between June 23 and June 24, any appeal arising from it would be on June 26.
The party said the date for the submission of the name of the governorship candidate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will take place on September 1, 2020.