A support group, known as Project Nigeria, has bought the expression of interest and nomination forms for Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, minister of state for education, to contest the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The group took the forms for Nwajiuba on Wednesday at the party’s headquarters in Abuja.
The expression of interest form cost N30 million while the nomination form is N70 million.
Abubakar Usman, special assistant on new media to senate president Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday.
He said the presidential hopeful is the first to get the ruling party’s presidential forms.
“The Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba becomes the first person to pick the APC Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for the APC Presidential Primary as a group of Nigerians raised over N100m from where they purchased the forms for him,” the tweeted.