Ahead of the formal declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for his re- election bid for the 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Wednesday gave the President and other aspirants vying for various elective positions, one week ultimatum to purchase their expression of interest and nomination forms.
The party said that the it cannot go for a national convention to ratify someone who has not indicated interest to contest.
Addressing Journalists at the Party’s National Secretariat, PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh said that the October 30 closing date for the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms will not be extended by a minute, adding that the time is 6 pm and that the party was not contemplating extending the date.
He said, “The NWC today decided that the issue of the closing date for the collection of the nomination forms cannot be extended. It will not be extended, 6:PM, 30th of October, no party member can obtain forms for our congress and convention 2014 after the deadline, the last date is 30th of October and it will not be extended.”