The All progressive Congress (APC) has concluded that only credible candidates would be accepted for the October 31 legislative by-election scheduled to be conducted across the eight states of the Federation.
APC Careteker/Extra Ordinariy National Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni has said this during the inauguration of the party’s Screening and Appeal committees for the by-election at APC National Secretariat Abuja.
He stated that following the fact that the party is moving in a new direction there is urgent need for things to be done properly.
He further charged the members of the Committees to be fair to all the aspirants and ensure that only those with impeccable and outstanding records in their careers were chosen as APC candidates.
Responding on behalf of the other members, Prof. Stephen Ocheni assured that the members of the Sreening and Appeal Committees would discharge their assignment with fairness and a sense of responsibility.
Ocheni who was a former Minister expressed gratitude to the national leadership of the Party for the confidence reposed in them and for giving them the task to perform on behalf of the Party.
Outlined below is the Party’s schedule of activities for the legislative by-elections:
-Screening of Aspirants: Wednesday August 26th, 2020 – Thursday August 27th, 2020.
-Publication of Claims and Objections: Friday 28th August, 2020.
-Screening Appeal: Tuesday 1st, September, 2020.
-Primary Election: Thursday 3rd, September, 2020.
-Election Appeal: Saturday 5th, September, 2020.