….Inaugurates screening committee
Leading to the Anambra State Governorship Elections, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has assured that the Party will conduct a free, fair primaries assuring a level playing ground for all the Party’s aspirants.
The APC National Chairman said this during a meeting with the Party’s twelve aspirants for an interactive session at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday (Yesterday).
“I decided that to meet with you and know you more formally, have an interactive session with you because we do hear a lot of things and we hope that if there are any gap or anything thing you want us to do which we haven’t done, this will be an opportunity to put this down, to vocalize them and we will see what we can do.
“What is important is that I want you to be happy, I want you to be satisfied that we are going to have a truly free, fair primaries and a very level playing ground. That is the main purpose for this meeting”, the chairman said.
In his earlier remarks, the National Organizing Secretary of the party, Senator Osita Izunaso expressed confidence that the Party will win the Anambra governorship election; reeling out the Party’s election timetable.
“Mr. Chairman, the aspirants are on the field moving round the entire state, canvassing votes not only for the primaries but for the main election. They have been able to sensitize the state and I am sure, at the end of the day, God being on our side, we will win the election”, he said.
On the Party’s election timetable, the APC National Organizing Secretary announced that: “Screening of Aspirants will be on Thursday, 10th – 11th August, 2017; screening Appeal will hold on Monday 14th – Tuesday 15thAugust, 2017; while primary Election will be on Saturday 19th August, 2017; primary Election Appeal will be heard on Monday 21st August, 2017.
The twelve aspirants are: Chukwuma Paul; Madu Nonso I.; Moghalu George N.; Nwibe Bart; Nwike Patrick N.; Nwoye Tony; others are, Obidigbo Chike; Okonwko D.; Onunkwo Johnbosco O.; Uba Andy E.; Uchegbu Adoabi K. the only lady aspirant and Uzoh Obinna.
Meanwhile, the Party’s National Organizing Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso inaugurated the party’s screening committee, to screen the aspirants for the state governorship seat. The committee chaired by the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi has seven party stalwarts as members.
Tom Okpe Abuja