Bye-elections: APC clears aspirants, says no anointed candidate

The All Progressives Congress Screening Committee has cleared all aspirants seeking to contest in the September 3 primary election ahead of the October 31st, 2020 concurrent legislative by-elections scheduled to be conducted across eight states of the federation.

This was contained in a statement titled, ‘Legislative By-Elections: APC Screening Committees Clear All Aspirants for September 3 Primary Election,’ and signed by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Tuesday.

The statement read in part, “Ahead of the October 31 concurrent legislative by-elections scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission, the All Progressives Congress Screening Committees have cleared all aspirants who purchased expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the party’s primary election scheduled for Thursday, September 3, 2020.”

Recall that legislative by-elections will be conducted across eight states of the federation as follows; Bayelsa Central Senatorial District Election, Bayelsa State; Bayelsa West Senatorial District Election, Bayelsa State; Nganzai State Constituency Borno, Borno State; Bayo State Constituency, Borno State.

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Others are: Cross River North Senatorial District, Cross River State; Obudu State Constituency, Cross River State; Imo North Senatorial District, Imo State; Lagos East Senatorial District, Lagos State; Kosofe II State Constituency, Lagos State; Plateau South Senatorial District, Plateau State; Bakura State Constituency, Zamfara State; and Ibaji State Constituency, Kogi State.

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