The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified popular Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo from contesting for Enugu governorship election in 2019 after he failed to purchase the nomination and expression of interest forms.
It’s reported that Kenneth Okonkwo has been asking for aid from his party members, but it’s been fruitless.
According to a source close to the popular actor,
“What happened was that he was hoping to get a waiver but we told him that the Party does not wave fees. Not just in APC but in every party you go, all the aspirants are expected to come up with their money to fund their nomination forms.”
“Those that don’t want to come out themselves will tell you a group bought for them. In this case, Kenneth did not purchase his form by the deadline talk more of coming for screening…, ” the source said.
The All Progressives Congress Party had set their nomination forms fees for Governorship aspirants at N22m.
Recall that the popular Nollywood Actor was heavily criticized after he said that the Igbos will continue to wander in the wilderness if they fail to vote for president Muhammadu Buhari come 2019 election.