PDP to waive nomination fees for young aspirants


It’s unfair to discuss 2023 election now, opposition tells Enugu PDPBy Dirisu Yakubu

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee, NRSC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has recommended that any aspirant under the age of 35 seeking to contest for elective position on the platform of the party should be exempted from the payment of nomination fees.

In a one-page letter dated March 25, 2021, signed by its chairman and immediate past  Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and addressed to Prince Uche Secondus, the PDP national chairman, the committee also advised the National Working Committee, NWC, to immediately recommend to the National Executive Committee, NEC, that the party constitution be amended to the effect that “only persons not less than 18 years old and not more than 35 years can contest for the position of Youth Leader at all levels of the party structure – wards, local government, state and national”.

The committee noted that the recommendation followed the meeting it held with…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper