Monday, 30 May 2022

Breaking :APC Commences Screening Of Presidential Aspirants In Abuja



The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will commence a two-day screening of all its presidential aspirants any moment from now.

The exercise is to hold at Hilton Transcorp Hotel in Abuja ahead of the June 6 presidential primary of the party.

An impeccable source from the party said former National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, will lead the seven-man Presidential Screening Committee (PSC).

All the aspirants had undergone a vetting exercise by the legal department of the party

Those to be screened include: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Vice President Yemi Osibanjo; former Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi; former Minister of Niger Delta Development, Sen. Godswill Akpabio; former Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu; former Imo Governor Sen. Rochas Okorocha and former Ogun Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosu.


Others are: Pastor Tunde Bakare; Cross River Governor Prof. Ben Ayade; his Ebonyi counterpart Gov. Dave Umahi; Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi; Minister of State for Education, Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba; former Senate President, Sen. Ken Nnamani; Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello; Jigawa Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar and former Zamfara Governor Sen. Ahmed Yerima.


Also on the list are Senator Ajayi Borroffice; the only female aspirant, Barr. (Mrs) Uju Kennedy Ohanenye; Pastor Nicholas Felix Nwagbo; former Speaker Dimeji Bankole; Senate President Ahmed Lawan; former Minister of Information, Chief Ikeobasi Mokelu and Mr Tein Jack Rich.”



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