2023: Oyo APC Committee Holds Marathon Meetings to Determine Candidates Before Primary

The committee set up by the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the weekend, held marathon meetings for the various public offices in order to meet Friday’s deadline for sale of forms.

Led by Chief Wale Ohu, the committee which held its inaugural meeting last Friday, also held meetings on Saturday and Sunday. They are expected to come up with a policy position on or before Tuesday.

It would be recalled that stakeholders and some member of the party met last Thursday at the residence of late former leader of the party, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, and resolved to set up an all-encompassing committee, that will take care of all interests ahead of the primaries of the party.

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Since last Friday, members of the committee have been trying to reach consensus on aspirants for the various elective positions such that all the tendencies, camps in the party have a fair share of the positions.

Aside from attaining balance among contending forces, the committee is also aiming to be fair to the geopolitical zones of the state.

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In the meantime, the committee is said to be keen on having only the choice aspirants for governorship, senatorial, house of representatives and house of assembly purchase forms.


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