The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the postponement of its Special National Convention for Presidential Primary, earlier scheduled for May 29 and 30th, 2022.

National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Felix Morka, announced this in a terse statement, hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), extended the deadline for parties to conduct their primaries.

The statement read, “Following the Independent National Electoral Commission’s extension of deadline for the submission of list of candidates by political parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) hereby postpones its Special Convention for Presidential Primary from Sunday, 29th-Monday, 30th of May, 2020, to Monday, 6th-Wednesday, 8th of June, 2022.”

INEC announced the extension of the deadline for political parties to conduct their primaries by six days on Friday evening.

The commission had initially fixed deadline for June 3. The extension covers the six-day period between June 4 and 9.


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