ROCHAS OKOROCHA (Imo) and 8 other APC Governors mounts pressure on Buhari and Oshiomhole – APC Governorship Primaries.. – what is yale

This position is reinforced by the fact that all the governors who held separate meeting with the president and the adams oshiomhole-led national working committee (NWC) at the villa and party national secretariat namely abiola ajimobi (oyo), ibikunle amosun (ogun), rochas okorocha (imo), abdulaziz yari (zamfara), atiku bagudu (kebbi), sani bello (niger), simon lalong (plateau), rotimi akeredolu (ondo) and tanko al-makura (nasarawa), are reportedly contending with one challenge or another arising from the primary elections in their various states.

The first meeting with buhari started around 12 noon and ended by 1.30pm while the other one held later. Yale university masters degree programs recall that states such as imo and ogun, among others, held parallel primaries in which the governors’ candidates appeared to have lost out.

In ogun state for instance, dapo abiodun won the governorship primaries conducted and endorsed by the electoral committee set up by the national working committee (NWC) .

Abiodun polled over 102,000 while amosun’s anointed candidate, adekunle akinlade, scored over 23,000. A parallel congress was also held by amosun’s camp in which akinlade was declared winner.

Speaking after a meeting between the governors and NWC, yesterday, okorocha alleged that the party’s governorship primaries committee led by ahmed gulak introduced a new dimension of electoral fraud in the conduct of election in the country.

“what happened in imo state has introduced a new dimension to fraud in the electoral process, which we call the “gulakin internal democracy. New haven university connecticut so, it is not something we can laugh at or anything to be associated with because the gentleman absconded leaving his hotel room and disappeared to abuja to announce result when the primary election was supposed to take place the following day. So, that is what happened. He left behind all his members, eight of them plus the secretary who now decided to stay back and do the rest of their duties,” okorocha noted.

On why the governors were meeting with the NWC, he explained: “as you are aware, we are in the process of party primaries which comes with challenges, especially in our democratic structures. Yale academic calendar in APC, we have some challenges in some few states.

“FCT is the capital of nigeria. Yale university campus life if we cannot do transparent election in FCT, then for me, it will be a sad day. We are trying to encourage democracy and if they don’t want democracy, they will have to look for ways of living outside the democratic space.

The APC is determined to enforce all the rules of democracy in the FCT… FCT will have to do direct primary. I have told the committee to go back, call the stakeholders and by friday morning (today), they will have to conduct free, fair and transparent direct primary in the FCT.

“this is not negotiable. Those aspirants who are looking for short cut should know that there is no short cut to the democratic process. If you cannot withstand the rigour of communication, persuading and earning the trust and respect of the ordinary member of the APC in the FCT, maybe APC should not be your party because we are committed to popular participation,” he said. Oshiomhole also spoke on the zamfara botched primary election, stressing that reports available to them suggested that the process was “botched, materials were snatched and results taken to unauthorised places. Yail university the panel we sent there has come to explain in unison what transpired.