APC reschedules presidential primary

The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee (NWC) has released a reviewed timetable for the conduct of its primary elections.

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APC had earlier fixed September 20 for the party’s presidential primaries, while appeals that may arise from the conduct were to be heard on September 22.

The party had also scheduled September 25 for governorship primaries, while September 26 to 27 were fixed for the hearing of appeals that may arise from the conduct.

September 28 to 30 was earlier fixed for the hearing of appeals that may arise from all legislative primaries, and the national convention was to hold on October 6 to ratify the party’s candidate for the 2019 presidential election.

But the new timetable released on Wednesday by the National Organizing Secretary of the party, Emma Ibediro, Esq, disclosed that the Presidential primary election has now been fixed for September 25.

The new schedule stated that the “governorship primary election will now hold on September 29, while the Senate primary elections will hold on October 2.

“October 3 will witness the House of Representatives primary elections, while October 4 will be for state houses of assembly primary elections

“The national convention (presidential) will hold on October 6 to bring the curtain down on the party’s internal processes for selecting its candidates for the 2019 general election.

“THE NEW TIMETABLE

September 25 — presidential primary election

“September 29 — Governorship primary election

“October 2 — Senate primary elections

“October 3 — House of Representatives primary elections

“October 4 — State House of Assembly primary elections

“October 6 — National Convention (presidential)”

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