By-elections: APC begins screening of aspirants Wednesday


In preparation for legislative by-elections scheduled to hold in October, the All Progressives Congress will on Wednesday begin the screening of its aspirants for the various vacant federal and state legislative seats in eight states of the federation.

This was contained in a press statement titled, ‘APC panel begins aspirants screening for October 31 concurrent Legislative by-elections,’ signed by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Tuesday.

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He said the party will begin screening of aspirants on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 through Thursday, August 27th, 2020, while the publication of claims and objections will take place on Friday 28th August, 2020.

The Independent National Electoral Commission is to conduct legislative by-elections across eight states of the federation.

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They include Lagos East Senatorial District, Lagos State; Kosofe II State Constituency, Lagos State; Plateau South Senatorial District, Plateau State; Bakura State Constituency, Zamfara State; and Ibaji State Constituency, Kogi State.

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Others are Bayelsa Central Senatorial District Election, Bayelsa State; Bayelsa West Senatorial District Election, Bayelsa State; Nganzai State Constituency Borno, Borno State; Bayo State Constituency, Borno State; Cross River North Senatorial District, Cross River State; Obudu State Constituency, Cross River State; and Imo North Senatorial District, Imo State.

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