APC Postpones Lagos And Imo Governorship Primaries

APC Postpones Lagos And Imo Governorship Primaries

By News Agency of Nigeria on September 30, 2018
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APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole (left) receives the National Convention Appeal Committee report from the Committee Chairman, Ken Nnamani at the Party’s National Secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | APC Media Office

Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has said the party’s governorship primaries for Imo and Lagos states have been postponed.

The elections which were scheduled for Sunday, September 30, 2018, have been moved till Monday, October 1, 2018.

He said they were shifted for logistic reasons. The two states are scheduled to hold direct primaries to select the governorship candidate of the party.

In Lagos, two aspirants, incumbent Akinwunmi Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu are left in the race, after the third aspirant, Obafemi Hamzat stepped down for Sanwo-Olu.

In Imo, nine aspirants are in the race. They are Senator Hope Uzodinma, Uche Nwosu being backed by Governor Rochas Okorocha, deputy governor Prince Eze Madumere, Sir Jude Ejiogu and Barr. Chima Anozie.

Others are Dr. Chris Emenike Nlemoha, Sir Eche George Ezenna, Chukwudi Celestine Ololo and Air Commodore Peter Gbujie.

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