APGA clears former CBN Gov, Soludo, disqualifies five others, ahead of party primary

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) screening committee for prospective governorship aspirants, has cleared a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, and three others to contest in the June 23 party primary.

The decision of the party screening committee was contained in its resolution, signed by the party’s National Organizing Secretary, Ifeanyi Mbaeri, who hinted that five other prospective aspirants were disqualified to contest the party primary.

Among those disqualified were former Special Advisor on Technical Matters to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Nwankpo Sullivan Akachukwu, Member Representing Aguata Federal Constituency Chuma Umeoji, and three others.

The decision of the screening committee is liable to veto only, by the National Working Committee of the party, in terms of eligibility of prospective aspirants to contest the Anambra governorship primary of the party.

The party primary was scheduled to hold on the 23rd of June, in line with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) timetable for party primaries.

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