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Kwara APC presents nomination form to Gov. Ahmed

11 November 2014, 18:28

Ilorin - The leadership of the Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress led by its Chairman, Ishola Balogun-Fulani, on Monday, presented a governorship nomination form to the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, at the Government House, Ilorin, to contest for a second term in office.

Also read: Workers back Kwara governor for re-election

Balogun-Fulani handed over the nomination form to Ahmed in the presence of some government functionaries and party officials.

The governor said the continued display of unity as exhibited by APC members during his declaration would play a pivotal role in the forthcoming general elections in the state.

He urged members of the party to sustain the tempo to enable the APC win all elective posts in 2015.

Meanwhile Balogun-Fulani, during a media conference in Ilorin on Monday, said no candidate had been anointed in the party for any elective position ahead the 2015 general elections.

He added that regardless of any internal mechanism of screening of aspirants, all aspirants would still participate in the primary elections.

According to him, the sale of nomination forms for elective positions in the state was still in progress.

He urged aspirants who had not collected their nomination forms to do so, adding that all aspirants were free to contest any position of their choice.

Balogun-Fulani said the APC was not against the emergence of candidates through a consensus arrangement.

He, however, added that consensus arrangement would still be subjected to primaries and that all electoral process for the emergence of candidates would be strictly adhered to.

-   NAN

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