All Progressives Congress APC has again shifted the Ondo state primary election to Saturday, September 3, citing logistic reasons, The primaries was originally fixed for today, but shifted to Wednesday August 31 and now rescheduled forSeptember 3 by the National Executive Commitee (NEC) of the party.
The team to oversee the smooth conduct of the APC election in the state headed by the Jigawa State Governor,Mohammed Abubakar is being expected in Akure, the state capital.
Steve Bayode the director of media and publicity, in a statement said the state executives and the entire APC members in Ondo State had already set for the primaries originally scheduled for last Saturday, but NEC decided on the postponement which was later conveyed to the State Exco for logitistics reasons.
It reads in part: “The election has now been shifted to September 3 and will be tentatively held at the democracy park in Akure.
“At the State level, we are more than prepared for the election. There will be accreditation and all other processes involved. The presiding officer is going to address the aspirants, the excos of the party and all other persons involved on arrival in Ondo state”.
There were controversial reports earlier about the governorship election to take place at Ondo military barracks due to fears of possible violence.
However, some party members have been protesting the alleged imposition of one of the aspirants, Dr Olusegun Abraham, by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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