LG Election : NNPP Calls for the Cancellation of Payment Of Nomination Fees

LG Election : NNPP Calls for the Cancellation of Payment Of Nomination Fees


The Chairman of The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Ogun State Chapter Olaposi Oginni has called for the Cancellation of the Payment of Nomination fees of N100,000.00 for Councilorship  and N200,000.00 for Chairmanship Candidates(as stated on the Time Table and Guidelines for the Election) Recognising the fact that the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria takes Precedence over any law or bye-laws.


Oginni made the call in a press statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Abeokuta the State Capital.


The Chairman  drawn the attention of Gov. Dapo Abiodun and the General Public to the Order of Ogun State High Court In Suit No...,,, AB/66/2004 delivered by Justice Soremi to the effect that certain sections of the State Independent Electoral Commission Law of Ogun State contravene Section 7 (4),106 and 107 of the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended).


He added that The New Nigeria People’s Party therefore warned Osibodu led OGSIEC not to embark on fruitless journey that will eventually lead to an easy  does it legal battle against the Commission. 


"The Commission’s refusal to listen to Voice of reason will definitely leave Ogun NNPP with No other options than to test the resolve of the Nigerian Constitution by dragging OGSIEC to Court for contempt.


"New Nigeria People’s Party  is Ready and fully Prepare for this coming Local Government Election and like Never before Politically Ready and fully prepare to give APC the run for their money.


"NNPP will surely create an upset in Ogun State Political firmament in this coming Election" he said.












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