Imo: Two Candidates Emerge In APC Primary

Imo: Two Candidates Emerge In APC Primary

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The elections conducted by two factions of the party were across the six local government areas and 64 wards, through the direct mode of primaries on Thursday.

The parallel results after the conduct of the exercise produced Ifeanyi Ararume as the winner of one of the APC factions scoring 22,944 votes, while Frank Ibezim emerged winner of the other APC faction with 13,637 votes.

Both results were announced by the APC Primary election committee Chairmen, Umar Gana, and Senator Surajudeen Bashir who monitored the parallel exercise.

Meanwhile, some other aspirants out of the 45 cleared by the party to contest in the election alleged illegalities in the entire process.

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The primary election conducted is to enable the party to pick its candidates ahead of the October 31 legislative by-elections that will be conducted in some states of the federation.

This follows the death of the Senator who represented the district, Ben Uwajumogu on December 18, 2019.

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