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APC YOBE NORTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT:AHMAD LAWAN IN , BASHIR MACHINA OUT

APC YOBE NORTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT:AHMAD LAWAN IN , BASHIR MACHINA OUT

There are indications that the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress might have submitted the name of the President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan as its candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District.

Investigation Equity News Track Ahmad Lawan revealed that Ahmad Lawan did not participate in the Yobe North Senatorial District primary.
Available reports showed that when the primary election to the Senatorial District in question was conducted Bashir Machina emerged, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress.

Rather than participating in the primary Ahmad Lawan participated in the Presidential race and lost to the candidate of the party Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
As envisage by Section 33 of the Electoral Act, 2022 , replacement of any candidate after the conduct of the primary of a particular position can only be possible either as a result of the death of the candidate or withdrawal.
If the due process is not followed according to some legal experts who spoke with Equity News Track, INEC is empowered to delete the name of the candidate illegally brought to it for that particular position as enshrined in Section 84:13 of the Electoral Act, 2022.
It will be recalled that for lack of following the proper procedure, the APC will not be participating in the 2023 Governorship election in Akwa Ibom State.

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