Amani National Congress (ANC) has so far received more than 4,000 aspirants who have expressed interest to contest in the August 8 General Election.
In keeping up with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) timeline, ANC secretary general Godfrey Osotsi said the deadline set for Wednesday next week will remain.
“There will be no amnesty period. This will help us in profiling our aspirants and help us in meeting the IEBC elections timelines,” he said in a statement.
“We take this opportunity as a party to thank all those who have expressed interest in vying for different positions in the forthcoming General Election through our beloved party ANC,” he added.
He noted that that more than half of those who have expressed interest have complied with the basic requirements for the party requirements which include registration as life members, recruitment of the required number of new members to the party and payment of nomination fees.
Osotsi further announced that party will hold aspirants’ convention at the party headquarters on January 31, 2017.
He said the meeting will be open to only those who will have complied with the party’s requirements and fully registered as party aspirants.
“We urge all who are yet to register and those still to comply with the requirements to do so and be part of this and attend the meeting where important and crucial decisions will be made.
He said the nomination forms are available on the party’s website and are to be delivered to the party secretariat.