Kogi APC adopts indirect primaries for November governorship poll


As the race for Kogi State governorship in November hots up, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in the state has adopted indirect form of primaries in August to select the party’s candidate.

Decision for the format was reached today, Saturday at the party’s state secretariat in Lokoja during a State Executive Committee (SEC) meeting attended by party executive, elected and appointed office holders and other party bigwigs.

Presenting the motion for the adoption of the method, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon Matthew Kolawole had reminded the stakeholders that the same method was used during the general election and wondered why it should change for the November governorship.

He said the party had grown in lips and bounds under the present state leadership with the guidance of Governor Yahaya Bello, noting that there was no reason the party should not forge ahead with its winning formula.

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His motion was then…

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