A total of 61 aspirants have purchased and submitted the nomination and expression of interest forms of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the Edo State House of Assembly and the National Assembly.
It was learnt that 49 aspirants bought for the 24 Edo Assembly seat while 12 bought for the National Assembly seats.
The aspirants have been screened but none has been disqualified as at press time.
Edo State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Chris Nehikhare, who confirmed the figures, said the party would ensure level playing field for the aspirants.
Nehikhare said the aspirants for the National Assembly seats have no opponents contesting against them for the party’s ticket.