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2023: APC postpones screening of presidential aspirants

No fewer than 25 presidential aspirants will be screened by the APC Presidential Screening Committee to contest for the party’s 2023 presidential ticket.

• May 23, 2022
Rotimi Amaechi, Bola Tinubu and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Rotimi Amaechi, Bola Tinubu and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed the screening of its 2023 presidential aspirants earlier scheduled for Monday (May 23).

Felix Morka, the party’s National Publicity Secretary announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

He said the party regretted any inconveniences caused by the postponement, adding that a new date for the exercise would be announced soon.

No fewer than 25 presidential aspirants will be screened by the APC Presidential Screening Committee to contest for the party’s 2023 presidential ticket.

The list of the presidential aspirants includes Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, APC national leader Bola Tinubu, ex-transport minister Rotimi Amaechi, former Minister of Niger Delta Development , Godswill Akpabio, former Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, ex-Governors Rochas Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun.

Others are Tunde Bakare, Governor Ben Ayade, Gov. Dave Umahi, Governor Kayode Fayemi, ex-Senate President Ken Nnamani, Governor Yahaya Bello, Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, ex-Governor Ahmed Yerima, Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye (only female), Nicholas Nwagbo and ex-speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole.

(NAN)

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