All Progressives Congress screens 12 aspirants

The screening committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) on Monday  screened twelve  presidential aspirants showing interest to pick ticket of the party ahead of the 2023  Presidential election  in Nigeria

Penpushing reports that, the exercise scheduled for two days, Monday and Tuesday was conducted at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, which the panel was led by former National Chairman of the party, John Oyegun.

The screening committee had earlier being inaugurated by the National Chairman of the  the All Progressives Congress(APC), Abdullahi Adamu,,and following  the inauguration, the panel screened the aspirants one after the other.

 Penpushing  further reports that,those screenedas at the Monday include; former Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba; Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Felix Nicholas; an American based.-Pastor, former Governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, Senator Ajayi Borroffice, former Senate President Ken Nnamani.

The others are; Uju Ken-Ohaneye, former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; former governor of Zamfara State, Sani Yerima; former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu and  Pastor Tunde Bakare.

 Penpushing also reports that, the only female aspirant Ken-Ohaneye, while speaking  said she will respect the decision of the party if asked to step down, adding that, all aspirants are one family. and was not ready to challenge the party position

The exercise is to continue on Tuesday, and those to be screened include: Governor of Cross Rivers State, Ben Ayade, Senate President, Ahmed Lawan; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Tein Jack-Rich, former Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu; former Minister of Information, Ikeobasi Mokelu; former Speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole; Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi; former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, odswill Akpabio and former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

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