APC Gives Free Forms To Women And Disabled For The Forth Coming LG Elections In Adamawa
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Party in Adamawa started have given five free forms for women and disabled persons vying for the position of Chairperson or councillorship.
According to the organising secretary of the party, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal that the gesture is enshrined in the party manifestoes to carry every body along in respective of one's social background and gender.
He also said that the party will do more if there are willing disabled persons and women to contest.
Ahmed told our correspondent at the party secretariat in Yola the commencement of selling of Nomination form by the party is as a result of election announcement by the state INEC to conduct Local Governments Elections in three months time.
He assures of credible primaries and election that will be generally acceptable to all as the party stands of justice and fairness to all.
"As you can see people are just coming to pick forms, any Woman vying for any position her form is free, but to pay for special interest form that is only 50,000 Naira while the disabled forms and interest fee are all free and we will make sure justice is done to everyone". Said
The party secretariat is filled up with aspirants coming from all works of life within the state with their supporters, picking forms of various categories and chanting the party slogan of "Change"
Mr Vincent Musa is the acting Secretary of the party in the state and one time Local Government chairman of Hong, picked a form at the rate of 500,000 thousand naira and with a special interest fee of 50,000,told our correspondent that he has fulfilled his assignment for his people who have send him to do.
"I was send by my people, even the money of this form was given by people who want me to contest the Chairmanship position of my Local Government because they know I can do my best haven been one before". Vincent said
A former lawmaker in the Adamawa House of Assembly From Demsa LG, Mrs Wale Fwa have equally picked her form today attesting that it's a destiny coming to a reality and with the support of her people who have always being her political backbone there is no way for her to fail in the coming elections.