Edo guber: APC clears 12 aspirants ahead of primaries


By Kamsi Anayo

Ahead of Feb. 17 primary election, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has cleared all the 12 aspirants jostling for its ticket to contest the Sept. 22 governorship election.

The 12 aspirants had purchased and returned their duly completed forms sold at N50 million each.

The aspirants included Clem Agba, Monday Okpebholo, Lucky Imasuen, Anamero Dekeri, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Gideon Ikhine and retired Col. David Imuse.

Others included retired Gen. Charles Ehigie Airhiavbere, Oserheimen Osunbor, Blessing Agbomhere, Dennis Idahosa and Ernest Afolabi Umakhihe.

The schedule of activities for the governorship election, as released by the APC, showed that campaigns would start on April 24.

Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, the party’s National Chairman, who confirmed the party’s nod to the aspirants’ ambitions, assured them of free, fair and credible governorship primaries.


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