The All Progressives Congress is to screen six Governorship aspirants for the Party’s June 22, 2020 Primary Election to elect the Party’s governorship candidate.
The six aspirants who have bought, completed and submitted the Party’s expression of interest and nomination forms are Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Mr Godwin Obaseki, Dr.
Pius Odubu, Mr Chris Ogiemwonyi, Mr Osaro Obazee and Mr Matthew Iduoriyekemwen.
The party in a statement said it will make the submitted information and documents of the governorship aspirants available to party members and the public for verification of claims and to support the screening panel with information or any objection to the claims contained in the submission by the aspirants.
It said to that end various submissions will be displayed at the Party’s National Secretariat in Abuja and in Benin City, the Edo State capital from Monday 8th to Tuesday 9th June, 2020 for claims and objections.
In line with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines, APC had earlier released its time table and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2020 Governorship Primary Elections in Edo State
The last day for submission of completed forms and accompanying documents was
Wednesday 3rd June, 2020.
As earlier stated, publication of claims and objections will be from Monday 8th to Tuesday 9th June, 2020.
Screening of aspirants has been slated for Wednesday 10th to Thursday 11th June, 2020.
This will be followed by Screening Appeal which will hold on Friday 12th June, 2020.
The Primary Election will hold on Monday 22nd June while Election Appeal has been slated for Wednesday 24th June,