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N’Assembly Members Absent as Niger APC Adopts Direct Primary



All the three senators and four out of the nine members of the House of Representatives were absent at a stakeholders’ meeting held on Tuesday night at the secretariat of the Niger State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) where the party adopted the direct primary method to elect candidates for the 2019 general elections.

This is coming as the Kano State chapter of the ruling party has endorsed the adoption of direct primary as a means of selecting candidates that will fly the party’s flag in all elective positions.

The Niger APC’s meeting was called to decide the method to be used for the election of candidates for various elective positions in the state in next years’ election.

THISDAY gathered that all the aspirants for various positions under the platform of the party were invited to the meeting but these federal lawmakers were absent.

THISDAY, September 6, 2018


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