The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed the screening for its presidential aspirants which was earlier scheduled for Monday, May 23 indefinitely.
This was disclosed in a statement by the spokesperson of the party, Felix Morka on Sunday.
Although no reason was given for the postponement, Morka stated that a new date for the exercise will be announced as soon as possible.
The presidential screening ought to have taken place on May 14 and 15 according to the timetable of the party- which has been adjusted several times.
The party however screened governorship, senatorial and House of Representatives aspirants and announced May 23 as the date for screening of the presidential aspirants which has now been postponed.
As prescribed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC is expected to conclude primary activities before June 3.
Some of the aspirants expected to contest for the ticket at the primary election slated for May 29 and 30, include the former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; former Minister of Niger Delta Development, Godswill Akpabio; former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha; former Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, Tunde Bakare, a cleric; Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade; his Ebonyi State counterpart, Dave Umahi; Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi; former Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba; former Senate President, Ken Nnamani; Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello; Jigawa State Governor, Badaru Abubakar and former Zamfara State governor, Ahmed Yerima.
Others include a serving senator, Ajayi Borroffice; the only female aspirant, Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye; Nicholas Felix Nwagbo; former House of Representative Speaker, Dimeji Bankole; former Minister of Information, Chief Ikeobasi Mokelu; Mr Tein Jack Rich; Former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; immediate past Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu and Senate President Ahmad Lawan.