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NWC Can’t Decide Method Of Primary To Adopt – Edo APC

The All Progressives Congress, Edo State chapter, has said the National Working Committee cannot impose direct primary for electing the party’s candidate for the 2020 governorship election.

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The NWC, led by Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman, had on Friday in Abuja agreed that the state would employ the direct primary, allowing all card-carrying members from local governments across the state to vote in order to produce a candidate.

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However, Anselm Ojezua, Chairman of the APC in Edo, accused the NWC of imposing the direct method on the state as a means to target Governor Godwin Obaseki.

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He said the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party had clearly stated that each state is at liberty to adopt any method it prefers.

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The governorship primary is slated to hold on June 22, while the election is expected to hold on September 19.

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