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APC Reveals New Dates For Presidential And Governorship Primary Elections

APC Reveals New Dates For Presidential And Governorship Primary Elections

APC Reveals New Dates For Presidential And Governorship Primary Elections

New Dates For Presidential And Governorship Primaries Fixed – APC

The ruling  All Progressives Congress has fixed a new date for its presidential and all other primaries.

This was said in a statement signed by Felix Morka, the national publicity secretary for the party.

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The announcement was headlined, “APC modifies primary election activities plan for 2023.”

Morka stated that the 2022 presidential primary would be held on May 29.

He added that the APC has rescheduled its primaries for governor and the House of Representatives for May 26.

The APC earlier fixed its governorship primaries for May 20, House of Assembly, May 22, House of Representatives May 24, and Senate May 25.

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APC Reveals New Dates For Presidential And Governorship Primary Elections

The APC scribe said the party’s Senate and House of Assembly primaries have also been rescheduled to hold on Friday, May 27.

He said the new dates were approved by the party’s National Working Committee at its meeting on Wednesday.

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The statement read, “On May 18, 2022, the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress approved a revised Timetable/Schedule of Activities for the Governorship, State House of Assembly, House of Representatives, Senate, and Presidential primaries and appeals as follows:

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APC New Dates For Presidential And Governorship Primary Elections Below 

“Governorship and House of Representatives – Thursday, 26th of May, 2022.

“Senate and House of Assembly – Friday, 27th of May, 2022.

“For election appeals: Governorship and House of Representatives – Friday, 27th of May, 2022.

“Senate and House of Assembly – Saturday, 28th of May, 2022.

“Special convention for presidential primaries holds Sunday 29th – Monday, 30th of May, 2022.”

The APC Deputy National Chairman, North, Abubakar Kyari, earlier said that the party had about 145 governorship aspirants, 351 senate aspirants and 1,197 House of Representatives aspirants.

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The list of APC presidential aspirants that submitted their nomination forms includes Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and a former two-term Lagos State Governor and APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

APC New Dates For Presidential And Governorship Primary Elections Below 

Others were former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; former Minister of Niger Delta Development, Senator Godswill Akpabio; and former Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu.

Former Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo and former Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River and Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi also submitted their forms.

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Chairman, Nigeria Governor Forum and Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi; Minister of State, Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, former President of the Senate, Ken Nnamani and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi also submitted their forms.

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Jigawa and former Zamfara Governor, Ahmed Yerima also submitted their forms.

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