Osun Re-Run Election Shifts APC Presidential Primary
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has again rescheduled its presidential primary. It will now take place on Friday, Sept. 28, as against the earlier announced date of Thursday, Sept. 27.
It was the third time the party would announce a slight adjustment of its primary timetable.
Mr Yekini Nabena, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, announced the new date on Monday blaming the rescheduled Osun governorship re-run election fixed for Thursday, Sept. 27, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“In view of the Osun governorship re-run election which has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, by INEC, the APC has now rescheduled the presidential primary election to Sept. 28.
“This is to avoid a clash in dates with the Osun governorship re-run election and to enable all registered party members in all 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) participate in the exercise,” he said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC presidential election is to pass an affirmative vote on President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the party’s sole candidate for the 2019 presidential election.