APC Party commences sale of forms to aspirants ahead of Ekiti governorship election

The party said screening of aspirants will take place from April 23 to April 25, and that screening appeal will be from April 26 to April 27.

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APC commences sale of forms to aspirants for Ekiti guber poll play

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun

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The All Progressives Congress is set to commence sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to aspirants for the Ekiti State governorship election scheduled to hold on July 14, 2018.

The party said the forms will be available for sale from Monday, April 9 until April 17.

A schedule of activities released by the Organising Secretary of the party, Senator Isita Izunaso, in Abuja on Friday, April 6, indicated the opening and closing dates of the form.

The schedule also showed that screening of aspirants will take place from April 23 to April 25, and that screening appeal would be from April 26 to April 27.

The party said the primary election would be on May 5, while the appeal that may emanate from the exercise will be addressed between May 7 and May 9.

Fayemi joins race

Can Fayemi return as Ekiti Governor? play Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi (Reuters)
 

Former Ekiti state governor and current Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi had indicated interest in joining the race.

He said he is driven by his past records of positive achievements, especially for workers, retirees and pensioners while in office in the state.

Fayemi added that his decision to seek re-election is to deliver the state from incompetent and dubious hands and take the state to where its supposed to be.

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The minister and his successor in Ekiti, Governor Ayo Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been at loggerheads over who has done a better job as governor of the state.

Fayose, who has indicated interest to run for President in 2019, is one of the fierce critics of the President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC as a whole.

 

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