The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday ended the sale and submission of its nomination and expression of interest forms for all elective positions ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The main opposition party at the end of the submission of forms had 17 presidential aspirants fighting for the presidential ticket of the party.
As at yesterday, PDP had generated ₦646m from the sale of the forms.
The presidential aspirants of the main opposition party include; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal; former president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim.
Others are Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed; Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel; former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose; a United States-based medical practitioner, Nwachukwu Anakwenze and media mogul, Dele Momodu.
The likes of former banker and economist, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen; a pharmacist, Sam Ohuabunwa, former Speaker of Abia House of Assembly, Cosmos Ndukwe, Charles Ugwu, Rt Hon Chikwendu Kalu are also interested in the ticket of the party.
The only female aspirant in the race, Oliver Tareila Diana only paid for the expression of interest form which is N6m.
The primaries of the party have been fixed for May 28-29.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News