- Pauline Tallen has said no popular politician would agree to indirect primaries as a mode of elections
- He said direct primaries is the only way party members expressed their popular support for any candidate
No popular politician will ever agree to indirect primaries as a mode of elections to produce party candidate in 2019, a former deputy governor of Plateau state, Pauline Tallen, warned on Tuesday, September 11.
Tallen made the statement at the APC national secretariat after submitting her expression of interest and nomination forms to contest Plateau South senatorial district seat in the National Assembly, Daily trust reports.
She added that direct primaries represented the sole option through which party members expressed their popular support for any candidate.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that a total of 47 aspirants under the All Progressive Congress (APC) unanimously opposed the adoption of indirect primaries by the party in Katsina state in electing the party’s candidates for the 2019 general elections.
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This is contained in a communique signed by Alhaji Abubakar Samaila, on behalf of the aspirants, and made available to newsmen on Saturday, September 8, in Katsina.
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