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APC state chairmen get membership registers as governorship primaries hold tomorrow

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The All Progressives Congress says it has sent membership registers to the state chapters of the party ahead of the governorship primary elections holding on Sunday .

The party’ s National Publicity Secretary , Yekini Nabena , said this in Abuja on Friday.

This came just as the National Chairman of the , Adams Oshiomhole, said that the party was still expecting the results of the presidential direct primary election which held across Nigeria on Friday.

He said this in response to a question from reporters about the exercise at a press conference in Abuja , on Friday.

Oshiomhole said , unlike the former ruling party-the Peoples Democratic Party which claimed it collected two million signatures from people it could not verify , the APC decided to do the proper thing by asking it’ s close to 16 million members to vote.

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He said , “ The process entails collating the results from ward levels to local council and then state level, to know how many persons participated in the primary election . These are well thought out ideal meant to return the country to democratic ideals . ”

According to Oshiomhole, the party has close to 16 million members but that he was not in a position to say how many would vote because states were adopting the indirect and the direct modes of primary depending on their peculiarities .

He also asked a rhetorical question, “ Have we had up to fifty per cent of registered voters in this country voting in an election ?”

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Members of the APC are expected to come out in their numbers to elect governorship candidates to contest the 2019 elections on Sunday .

Nabena said the party’ s national chairman had handed over the party register to each of the state chairmen and that membership cards had also been dispatched .

He said , “ Our National Chairman , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole handed over the registers to state chairmen a few days ago . The cards have also been dispatched . We are expecting a hitch -free exercise.

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