Kogi guber: APC makes u-turn, clears another aspirant hours to primary


The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared a governorship aspirant, Babatunde Ayo Kunle Irukera to contest the party’s Kogi governorship primaries.

Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, said this in a terse statement Wednesday night

“Babatunde Ayo Kunle Irukera successfully met the conditions provided by the Party’s guidelines for the nomination of candidates within the time granted to clarify his claims”, it read.

deliberation on the reports of the screening and appeal committees.

It added: “After a comprehensive review of the submissions by the two committees, relying on the party’s guidelines and the provisions of the Electoral Act, nine aspirants were finally cleared to contest the August 29, 2019 Indirect Governorship primary.

“Seven other aspirants did not meet the requirements for participation in the exercise.”

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