(THEWILL) – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has set Wednesday, September 19 as a possible date for its presidential primary.
This was revealed in a letter by the Chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole addressed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, saying the party is proposing to hold nationwide congresses to elect delegates to the national convention on Saturday, September 8.
The party also proposed to hold its governorship primary election on September 24.
“This serves as a formal notification pursuant to the provisions of section 85 of the electoral act 2010 as amended. Kindly arrange your officials to monitor the exercise accordingly. While hoping to receive your cooperation, please accept the assurances of my highest esteem,” Oshiomhole noted in the letter which was leaked.
The proposed dates for the primaries as stated in the letter are as follows:
September 8: Nationwide congresses to elect delegates to the national convention.
September 19: National convention to elect the party’s presidential candidate.
September 19: House of Representatives candidates.
September 20: Senatorial candidates.
September 24: Governorship candidates.
September 29: House of Assembly candidates