Abia by-election: APC confirms Mascot Uzor as candidate




The All Progressives Congress () has confirmed that Mr Mascot Uzor is its candidate for Aba North and South Federal Constituency election coming up on Saturday.

Mr Yekini Nabena, Deputy , made the confirmation in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Nabena said that the would fully participate in Saturday’s by-election.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled Saturday, March 27, to conduct the of Assembly election in Aba North and South.

“We appeal to all the stakeholders, electoral umpire and the general public to disregard anything contrary to the position of the party’s leadership regarding the candidature of Mr Mascot Uzor.

“The APC, however, confirmed that the primary election earlier conducted by the party produced Uzor as its only candidate,” Nabena said.

He urged the public to disregard speculations in certain quarters contrary to the party’s position on the candidature of Uzor.

Nabena also called on all the party members and chieftains in Abia to fully support and work for the success of the party in the election.

He said that the APC was an orderly party, adding that it had diligently followed the electoral procedures leading to the candidature of Uzor in Saturday’s by-election.

Nabena maintained that the APC was out to win and not just to participate in the election. (NAN)

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