Ahead of it’s forthcoming primaries, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Imo State, has directed aspirants vying for various elective offices, to pay stipends to party delegates during the primaries.
In a letter to all the aspirants and signed by Ray Emeana, State Secretary of the PDP in Imo State, he said the directive “is in view to minimize cost of party primaries and conserve funds for the general elections”
According to the party’s directive, House of Assembly aspirants are to pay each delegate N30,000, House of Reps aspirants are to pay each delegate N50,000, while Senatorial aspirants are to pay to N80,000 to each delegate.
“The party will frown seriously at any aspirant or delegate who violates this directive and attempt to convert the primaries into a commercial venture
“All State Vice Chairmen of the Senatorial Districts are directed to appoint Monitoring Committees to ensure compliance and report any breach to the State party” the statement stated.