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Four APC presidential aspirants reject Lagos for primaries

02 December 2014, 14:34

Lagos -   A fresh disagreement  is brewing in the camps of the four of the five presidential aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the plan by the party leadership to shift the venue of its national convention, reports New Telegraph.

The four aspirant have petitioned the National Chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, demanding that the venue of the party’s national convention should not be shifted from Abuja.

Also read: APC presidential primaries/convention shifted to Benin

The four aspirants, including former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar; Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso; Leadership Publisher, Sam Nda-Isaiah and Imo State Governor, Rochas  Okorocha believe the shift was to favour Muhammadu Buhari.

The four aspirants are also seeking the cancellation of the delegates’ list from 37 Local Council Development Authorities  (LCDAs) of Lagos State which formed part of the list of delegates for the national convention.

They insisted  that the LCDAs were not recognised by the constitution.

Read more at New Telegraph.

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