- The All Progressives Congress (APC) political party in Edo state is gearing up for the 2019 elections
- The party says it is set to start biometric registration for members in the state
- The registration they say will help strengthen the membership base ahead of the general election
As the 2019 general elections approach, APC, Edo state chapter, has announced plans to begin the biometric registration of its members across the 192 wards in the state.
Chris Azebamwan, the spokesman for the Edo state chapter of the party, made this known on Thursday, October 5, in Benin city.
According to Vanguard, he also stated that the resolution to embark on the registration exercise was taken at an enlarged state working committee meeting of local government party chairmen in the state.
The registration will help strengthen the membership base of the party in the state ahead of the 2019 general election.
Meanwhile, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has come under attack from the national secretary of his party PDP, Dayo Adeyeye, over the local government primary elections in his state.
Adeyeye accused Fayose of attempting to derail the LG election in his state by introducing rules and restrictions that do not exist in the Nigerian constitution.
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He said: “In the first instance, Governor Fayose created his own constitution by fixing the maximum age for chairmanship candidates at 50 years while maximum age for councillorship candidate at 30 years against the provisions of Nigerian constitution."
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