The All Progressives Congress is consulting its lawyers in its legal department to file a reaction on the eligibility of its candidates to run in Zamfara state in the 2019 election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said in a letter today that the party is not eligible to field candidates for governorship, national assembly and state assembly positions in Zamfara State.
The letter signed by Okechukwu Ndeche, the commission`s acting Secretary read: “Failure to Conduct Primaries in Zamfara State Within the Stipulated Time-frame“ .
“ Please refer to the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 general elections released by the commission on Jan. 9 2018.
“You would note that from the timetable the conduct of primaries is scheduled to take place between August 18 to Oct 7 2018.