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APC New Guidelines Give Amaechi, Ngige, Others Four Days To Resign Or Forget 2023 Ambition

The All Progressives Congress (APC) new election guidelines released on Tuesday have stated that all political candidates wishing to participate in its general election at all levels must resign at least 30 days before the primaries.

Section 3(i) of the APC’s guidelines for the conduct of primaries, states: “No political appointee at any level shall be a voting delegate or be voted for the purpose of the nomination of candidates.

“Any political office holder interested in contesting for an elective office shall leave Office 30 days prior to the date of election or party primary for the office sought.”

According to the APC timetable, the general presidential election is scheduled to take place between May 30 and June 1.

The first round of Governorship, senate, federal, and state assembly to nominate candidates for the APC national elections, according to a timetable, will be held between May 18 and 23, meaning candidates for such positions refuse to resign by mid-April. 18 and 23 would be lost. whatever is left of their chances of running in the primaries.

Both Transport Ministers, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and Labor and Development Minister Chris Nigige, have announced their intention to run for president.

Niger Delta’s foreign affairs minister, Godswill Akpabio, who is said to have a similar interest, has denied any plans to run for president.

The Federation’s attorney general, Mallam Abubakar Malami, is also reportedly interested in running for office in his hometown of Kebbi.

With guidelines and time to resign, Malami may no longer have the opportunity to enter the competition.

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