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APGA shifts House of Reps primaries over sit-at-home in South-East

By Charles Onyekwere, South-East Bureau Chief

All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) has announced an adjustment in the date of its House of Representatives Primary Election earlier scheduled to hold on May 26, 2022 The Trumpet gathered.

The party says the shift in date is necessitated by the adjournment till May 26 the continuation of the trial of leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, a day where there is usually a restriction of movement in the South East.

The party in a release by the National Organising Secretary, Ifeanyi Mbaeri, therefore says the House of Representatives Primary Election will now hold nationwide on May 27, 2022.

The release partly read, “Due to the ongoing Court trial of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu which has been adjourned to May 26, 2022 and the resultant SIT-AT-HOME in the South East, it has become imperative for the Party to reschedule its House of Representatives primaries earlier scheduled for the same May 26, 2022.

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“Consequently, the House of Representatives Primary Election of APGA will hold nationwide on May 27, 2022.”

The party further stated that INEC has been duly notified about this slight adjustment. Other primary elections of the party will hold as originally scheduled.

Dates for APGA primaries at the moment are as follows: (1) State House of Assembly: May 24, 2022. (2) House of Representatives: May 27, 2022. (3) Senate: May 28, 2022. (4) Governorship: May 29, 2022. (5) Special National Convention for nomination of Presidential Candidate: June 1, 2022.

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