APC Informs INEC Of February 26 National Convention

After weeks of uncertainty, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has notified the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its intention to hold its national convention on February 26.

The notification letter, dated February 2, 2022, and bearing the reference number APC/NHDQ/INEC/19/022/14, was written to Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman of the Electoral Commission.

Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, and Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), both signed the letter.

The letter read: “Follow up to our letter referenced APC/NHDQ/INEC/19/021/40 dated 11 July 2021 on the notice for the conduct of the national convention. This is to inform the commission that our great party has scheduled to hold its National Convention on Saturday, 26 February 2022.

“This serves as a formal notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 85 of the Electoral Act (2010) as amended. Kindly arrange for your officials to monitor the exercise accordingly.

“While hoping to receive your cooperation, please accept the assurances of our highest esteem.”


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