The governing party, the All Progressives Congress, APC has approved Indirect Primaries to elect it’s candidate for the forthcoming Kogi State Governorship election in North-central Nigeria.
The approval was given after a meeting of the party’s National Working Committee where a formal request from the Kogi State executive and stakeholders in preference for the Indirect Primary was considered and deliberated on.
This was contained in a press statement by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu.
“The APC Constitution which was reemphasised by a decision of National Executive Committee (NEC) provides for three mode of primary election to elect Party candidates; Indirect, Direct Primaries and consensus, depending on the peculiarities of the state and preferences of the stakeholders in respective elections.
“Meanwhile, the Party’s timetable for the sales of forms and conduct of primaries will be announced in due course,” Issa-Onilu said.