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INEC LEEWAY FOR EXTENSION OF TIME:APC MOVES ITS PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES TO JUNE 6-7,2022

INEC LEEWAY FOR EXTENSION OF TIME:APC MOVES ITS PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES TO JUNE 6-7,2022

There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress has moved its presidential primary election to June 6 and 7,2022
The party reached the decision after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) bowed to pressure by political parties to extend the dates for primary elections.
INEC in a statement on Friday, extended the dates for primaries by six days.
There were speculations earlier that the party was planning on postponing the presidential primaries.

It was learnt that the postponement was purportedly one of the issues allegedly discussed during a meeting between the APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu; INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu; and Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha had with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The planned postponement as exemplified in the delay in the commencement of activities towards the APC convention is already causing apprehension in Abuja.
This was the second time APC was shifting the dates for the presidential primaries after initially moving it from the first scheduled date of May 31 and June 1.

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