The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the Senate, House of Representatives and House of Assembly Edo primaries, saying the polls were unauthorised.
Mr. Yekini Nabena,APC acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
“The exercise conducted by unauthorised persons in collaboration with the party’s Edo State Working Committee is hereby null and void.
“A primary election committee under the chairmanship of Hajia Farida Odangi Suleiman will be in Edo state later today (Thursday) to conduct the primaries into the Senate, House of Representatives and House of Assembly,”Nabena said.
He added that the committee would make available the list of aspirants screened for the exercise and would conduct a transparent primary election in accordance with the guidelines and Constitution of the APC.
The APC spokesman advised all members of the party in Edo to cooperate with the committee to ensure an orderly, peaceful, transparent and credible exercise.