Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019
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INEC Blocks APC From Fielding Candidates In Zamfara For 2019 Elections

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The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared ineligible to field candidates for all elective positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections, PREMIUM TIMES can exclusively report today.

This is because the party failed to meet the October 7 deadline for conducting primaries to elect candidates for the elections.

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), has already notified the party’s national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, in a letter sighted by PREMIUM TIMES reporters Tuesday evening.

The Zamfara State chapter of the APC had descended into serious crisis as political camps fought bitter and violent battles as they jostled to produce candidates for positions.

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The major tussle was between the camps of the state Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, and a senator, Kabiru Marafa.


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