The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday continued the screening of its presidential aspirants ahead of the party’s primaries.
HausaToday reports that Nigeria’s ruling party had announced that its Special National Convention will hold on June 6th and 7th.
A total of 23 aspirants purchased and submitted nomination forms to run for the 2023 presidential race under the platform of the ruling party.
Twelve aspirants were screened in the first batch of the exercise on Monday, while eleven hopefuls appeared before the Presidential Screening Committee headed by the former National Chairman of the APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, on Tuesday.
As of the time of filing this report, the embattled former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, is the only aspirant that has not been screened.
Below are the 11 aspirants screened on Tuesday.
- Yemi Osinbajo
- Kayode Fayemi
- Godswill Akpabio
- Yahaya Bello
- Ben Ayade
- Ahmad Lawan
- Dimeji Bankole
- Ahmed Yerima
- Tein Jack Rich
- Nicolas Felix
- Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye