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Politics of Tuesday, 11 January 2022

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APC picks January 27 for Ekiti governorship primary

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Ahead of the Ekiti state governorship election slated for June 18, 2022, the All Progressives Congress has scheduled its primary election for January 27, 2022.

This is according to a statement signed by the Party’s National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, John Akpanudoedehe, titled ‘Revised APC Timetable: Ekiti state governorship primary election holds January 27.’

The statement read, “In accordance with provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and Independent National Electoral Commission guidelines, the All Progressives Congress has released a revised timetable and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2022 Governorship Primary Election in Ekiti State. INEC has fixed June 18, 2022, for the Ekiti governorship election.”

The last day for submitting completed forms and accompanying documents is now Saturday, January 15, 2022; screening of aspirants, Tuesday, January 18, 2022; publication of claims and objections, Thursday, January 20, 2022; screening appeals, Sunday, January 23, 2022; primary election, Thursday, January 27, 2022, and election appeal: Friday, January 28/Saturday, January 29, 2022.