The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced plans to commence screening of all aspirants for various elective offices ahead of its Saturday’s National Convention.
The Secretary of the APC’s National Convention Screening Committee Emmanuel Otagburuagu made this Known in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
According to him, the aspirants would be screened in two batches at the Katsina State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, and Abuja.
He said “The National Convention Screening Sub-Committee has invited aspirants for the exercise.
“Gov. Aminu Masari, Chairman, Dimeji Bankole, Co-Chairman of the APC 2022 National Convention Screening Committee, hereby invite all the aspirants to the screening exercise.
“The schedule for the screening is as follows:
“1. Tuesday, March 22, 2022: Screening of National Chairman and other National Working Committee (NWC) aspirants, while time will be communicated to aspirants later.
“Venue: Katsina State Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.
“2. Wednesday, March, 23, 2022: Screening of aspirants into the Zonal offices.
“The new national executives are expected to be elected at the APC National Convention on Saturday, March 26 to manage its affairs, which is presently being managed by the Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC).”
Among the National chairmanship aspirants to be screened by the committee are two former Nasarawa State governors and serving senators Tanko Al-Makura and Abdullahi Adamu.
Also to be screened are a former governor of Benue State and Minister of Special Duties, George Akume; Niger East senator, Mohammed Sani Musa;a former Deputy National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Saliu Mustapha and 37 year old Mohammed Etsu.