Kogi Polls: APC Receives Petitions Against Indirect Primaries

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that is has received petitions from some stakeholders in Kogi State kicking against Indirect Primaries adopted for the election of the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming Governorship election in the state.

According to a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party will look at the merit of the petitions and come out with a position in due course.

“The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has received petitions from some stakeholders in Kogi State in reaction to Indirect Primaries adopted for the election of the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming Governorship election in the state.

“The NWC will look at the merit of the petitions in line with the Party’s constitution and come out with a position in due course.”

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He added that the party’s constitution “provides for three modes of primaries to elect Party candidates – Indirect, Direct Primaries and consensus – depending on the peculiarities of the state and preferences of the stakeholders in respective elections.”

Mr Issa-Onilu stated that the NWC will be guided by the rules of the party.

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