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Bayelsa APC dares Oyegun over governorship primary

28 September 2015, 19:01

Yenagoa - The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday insisted that a former governor of the state, Timipre Sylva, remains the candidate of the party for the December 5 governorship election, reports The Nation.

The party National Chairman, John Oyegun had earlier nullified the primary election that produced Sylva.

Oyegun had ordered for a fresh election at a later date yet to be announced.

Also read: Sylva wins Bayelsa APC governorship primary

But the  Chairman of the party in Bayelsa State, Tiwei Orunimighe declared on Monday that Sylva, remains the candidate of the party for the election.

He said he was not aware that the controversial primaries where Sylva emerged the winner had been cancelled by the national leadership of the party.

Oruminighe stated that the election had been won and lost, adding that the rumour of its cancellation was baseless and unfounded.

Read more at The Nation.

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