The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved a further extension of closing date for the sale of nomination forms for the Ekiti state governorship election from the earlier announced Thursday, October 14, 2021 to a new date of Friday October 22, 2021.
A statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, also revealed that last date for the submission of duly completed forms has also been extended from the earlier Friday, October 15, 2021 to Friday, October 29, 2021.
The statement further read, “Consequently, the screening of aspirants for the governorship election primary has been scheduled to hold on Monday, November 8, 2021 at the National Secretariat, Abuja, while the screening appeal has been slated for Monday, November 29, 2021.
“All aspirants, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party, particularly in Ekiti State, are to by this, be guided accordingly.”
The race to elect a new Governor for Ekiti state is less than a year as the incumbent All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor, Kayode Fayemi cannot seek re-election for a third term.