Kano: Women journalists go  to polls


Kano: Women journalists go  to polls

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Journalists under  the aegis of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ Kano state chapter  will  on July 23 cast their ballots to elect  the new state exco of the group.

The electoral Credential Committee led by  seasoned broadcaster, Aishatu Sule  has stated  that the sales of  nomination forms will take place from   4th to 7th July.

The electoral body in a time table issued out on Sunday morning, in Kano  stated that  intending candidates are expected to return their forms to the committee, on or before  12th July.

“Screening of contestants 13th-16th July,  display of names of contestants  and members lists, 16th July,  claims and objections 17th July.”

The Credential Committee further said “ display of final lists of contestants  19th July, Congress, election, declaration of results and swearing -in  23rd July.”

Our correspondent reports that the prices for nominations forms  have been fixed as follows, Chairperson, N20,000,00, Vice Chairperson, N17,000,00, Secretary, N15,000,00, Assistant secretary, NN10,000,00, treasurer N15,000,00, Fin Sec N10,000,00, Auditor N10,000,00.

Our correspondent gathered that the term  of  office of the incumbent NAWOJ Kano exco led by Bilkisu Ado Zango of radio Kano ends  on 11 July.

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