As Nigerians await the destiny of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara State forward of the 2019 common elections, there are feelers that the celebration might utterly lose out of the race.
That is simply as opposition events had been stated to have been mounting stress on the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, to not permit the APC take part within the polls.
INEC had in a letter dated October 2018, declared that the celebration was not eligible to discipline candidates for governorship, Nationwide Meeting and State Meeting positions in Zamfara State.
INEC within the memo defined that APC failed to fulfill the October 7 deadline for conducting primaries to elect candidates for the elections.
DAILY POST gathered that every one the most important political events within the state had been stated to be becoming a member of forces to thwart all of the efforts being made by the celebration to discipline its candidates within the election.
Our reporter noticed that first particular person to ship a purple sign was the governorship candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Senator Saidu Muhammad Dansadau, who famous that the structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria stipulated that any celebration that doesn’t produce its candidates should not allowed take part any election.
He defined that the case has not been determined by the court docket with lower than 40 days to the polls, saying that the event has routinely disqualified the celebration from taking part within the forthcoming common elections within the state.
In the identical vein, the governorship candidate of Folks Democratic Celebration (PDP), Hon. Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, supported the assertion, saying that he seeks redress within the court docket of competent jurisdiction to problem INEC constitutionally.
It could possibly be recalled that issues fell aside throughout the fold of the APC after the Governor Abdulaziz Yari was alleged to have hijacked the construction of the celebration, which led to the formation of a gaggle generally known as G8 comprising eight governorship aspirants within the celebration.
Nonetheless, many of the APC supporters within the state had been stated to be decamping of their hundreds on each day foundation, believing that the celebration wouldn’t take part within the common elections for the reason that constitutional 60 days had elapsed and the celebration has no candidates within the state.