APC Pushes Presidential Primaries To December 8

The National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been re-scheduled to hold on December 8, against the earlier date of December 2, according to the revised time table for the nomination of candidates released by the party.

APC, which has four presidential candidates, is going to pick its flag bearer during the national convention in Abuja.

The revised time table has also indicated changes to the schedule of the governorship primaries in the states, where the new date will December 2, in contrast to the initial date of November 15.

The new tame table, jointly signed by the party’s National Organising Secretary, Osita Izunaso and the publicity secretary, Lai Mohammed, indicated that screening of presidential aspirants will commence from November 17 and will last till November 19.

Appeals relating to the screening of presidential candidates follows up from November 20 to November 21.

The governorship screening will now take place from November 24 to 26, while the new date for the appeals by governorship aspirants will take two days of Thursday November 27 and Friday 28.

However, the dates for the primary election into the National Assembly’s senate and House of Representatives have remained unchanged, with primaries for senators scheduled to hold on November 29, and that of the House to hold November 24.

Screenings into the two National Assembly offices take place between November 22 to 25 for the senate, while November 17 to 19 slated for the House of Representatives aspirants’ screening.

Appeals of the National Assembly primaries, according to the new tame table, would hold from December 1 to 2 for the senate, while November 25 to 26 reserved for appeals by House of Representatives aspirants.

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