Less than 24 hours to the deadline given by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for submission of nomination forms for various political offices across the country, the party has announced its decision to extend sale and submission of presidential, gubernatorial and National Assembly forms.

The party made this known through its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan. The new deadline has been fixed for September 11.

The party had earlier fixed September 6 as its deadline for sale and submission of nomination forms.

The extension, Mr Ologbondiyan said, does not however apply to aspirants for State House of Assembly positions.

“The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the deadline for the sale and collection of Presidential, Governorship and National Assembly nomination forms from the earlier announced date of Thursday, September 6, 2018 to Monday, September 10, 2018”

“Aspirants for these aforementioned positions are to submit their duly completed forms at the designated offices not later than Tuesday, September 11, 2018.”

“This extension however does not apply to aspirants for State House of Assembly position. Aspirants in this category are to submit their duly completed forms at officially designated chapter of the party on or before the close of work on Thursday, September 6, 2018”

“All members of the party, particularly aspirants for various positions, should be guided accordingly,” the statement read.