At Last, INEC Registers All Progressives Congress, APC




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The Independent National Electoral Commission () on Wednesday registered the much talked about All Progressives’ Congress (APC). This was sequel to approval of the party’s application for registration.

Consequently, Secretary, Abdullahi Kaugama, in a statement said the Commission has also approved the withdrawal of the individual certificates of the applicant-parties-, ANPP and CPC.

“The Independent National Electoral Commission () has approved the application by three political parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (), the All Nigeria Peoples’ Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) – to merge into one, to be known as the All Progressives’ Congress.

“On considering the application, the Commission found that the applicant-parties have met all statutory requirements for the merger, and has accordingly granted their request.

“Consequently, the Commission has approved the withdrawal of the individual certificates of the applicant-parties, and the issuance of a single certificate to the All Progressives Congress,” the statement reads.
We recall that the Action Congress of Nigeria (), the All Nigeria Peoples’ Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) have been battling for registration as a single party, APC since the beginning of the year.

 

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