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APC clears 186 for primaries in Ondo

02 December 2014, 17:27

Akure - Ahead of its primary elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ondo State has cleared 186 aspirants for different elective offices in the party.

The aspirants cleared included 10 senatorial aspirants from the three districts, 38 House of Representatives from the nine federal constituencies and 138 House of Assembly aspirants from the 26 state constituencies.

The State APC Chairman, Isaacs Kekemeke, said on Monday that 38 House of Representatives and 10 senatorial aspirants were screened by the national screening committee of the party.

Also read: 2 Ondo lawmakers dump Labour Party for APC

He also expressed satisfaction over the screening exercise for the House of Representatives and Senatorial aspirants of the party that was concluded , saying the exercise was thorough and the games were played according to the rules.

His words “The spirit of tolerance and transparency had been displayed at the exercise.

We would play by the rule, the leadership of the party both at the national and state, at this level would play the game by the rule to ensure that the people would be the decider of who their representatives would be.”

Kekemeke revealed that nobody would force any candidate on the party and that the spirit of the party members are very high in winning the next general elections in the state.

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