APC reschedules presidential primary for Sept. 25

September 19th, 2018

By Ezeocha Nzeh

The ruling All Progressives Congress’ (APC) has fixed new dates for its primaries to elect the parties candidates for the 2019 general elections.

APC National Working Committee (NWC) says the party’s presidential primary will now hold on Sept. 25 as against Sept. 20 earlier announced.

The National Organizing Secretary, Emma Ibediro, said in a statement on Wednesday that, the party`s National Convention would hold on Oct. 6, while Sept. 29 and Oct. 2 had been fixed for its Governorship and Senatorial primaries.

He said the House of Representatives primary would hold on Oct. 3 while that of State House of Assembly comes up on Oct. 4.

President Muhammadu Buhari is the sole presidential candidate of the party, but would require a direct primary to pass an affirmative vote on him, before the party would ratify his candidature at its National Convention.

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