This is contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha, National Organising Secretary of the party, on Saturday in Abuja.
“In exercise of its powers under Section 29 (2) (a) and (b) of the 2012 constitution of our party as amended, the NWC has approved the review of time-table for the conduct of congresses and primaries,’’ the statement said.
This, it said, was preparatory to the 2015 general elections, adding that the new time-table superseded the earlier one.
According to the statement, return of presidential nomination and expression of interest forms would close on Nov. 15, while screening and appeals would be on Dec. 26 and the National Convention, Dec. 10.
Return of governorship forms by aspirants, according to the new time-table, will now end on Nov. 14, while screening and appeals would be between Nov. 22 and 25.
The statement said that governorship primaries would now be held on Dec. 8.
According to it, return of forms for House of Assembly will end on Nov. 14, while primaries and appeal will hold on Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 respectively.
Primaries and appeal for senatorial aspirants would hold on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 respectively the statement added.
The statement stated that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had been notified of the review (NAN)