The ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its governorship primary election in Ekiti state which was earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, January 22, 2021. According to the revised timetable, the exercise would now hold on Saturday, January 27, 2021.
This was disclosed on Sunday by the National Secretary of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe.
He said, “In accordance with provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) guidelines, the All Progressives Congress has released a revised timetable and schedule of activities for the conduct of the 2022 Governorship Primary Election in Ekiti State.
“Notice of Election to the State Chapter: Monday 15 November 2021; Sale of Forms (APC National Secretariat): Tuesday 16 November 2021; Last Day for Submission of Completed Forms and accompanying documents (APC National Secretariat): Saturday 15 January 2022 while screening of Aspirants holds on Tuesday 18, January 2022.
“Publication of claims and objections holds on Thursday 20 January 2022; Screening Appeals, Sunday 23 January 2022 and Primary Election to hold on Thursday 27 January 2022.”
INEC has announced that the Ekiti governorship election would be held on June 18, 2022.