Alhaji Tanko Wusono, the party’s State Publicity Secretary, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Friday.
The State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM) had fixed June 5 for the LG polls.
“While some 800 others had purchased the nomination forms for councillorship tickets of the party in the 255 wards in the state,” he said.
The APC opened the sales of nomination forms on Appril 2, with local government chairmanship aspirants paying N1.1 million and the councillorship aspirants N310,000.
According to him, no female politician picked nomination form for the office of chairman while only 12 females and five physically challenged persons got the nomination forms for councillorship seats.
He said the forms were given free of charge to the physically challenged aspirants and at half the price to the female aspirants.
He said, “the vice chairman of Kaduna North LG is the only one aspiring to contest against his chairman.”
The APC had fixed April 19 to April 21 for the screening of aspirants and May 5 for the party primaries.
Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it’s nomination forms for the LG polls is currently on sale and would close on April 20.(NAN)