BREAKING: APC fires Zamfara exco a day to national convention

BREAKING: APC fires Zamfara exco a day to national convention

- The All Progressives Congress has dissolved the party's executives in Zamfara state

- The party warns Governor Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari and the dissolved executives not to interfere in the state's primary elections

- This is coming a day to the party's national convention scheduled to hold in Abuja

The All Progressives Congress (APC) executives at all levels in Zamfara state have been expelled by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party ahead of the national convention scheduled to hold on Saturday, October 6.

Punch reports that the party made this disclosure on Friday, October 5, in a statement signed by its acting national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena. gathers that the party's decision is coming a day to its national convention scheduled to hold in Abuja on Saturday, October 6

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The statement read in part: ”By this decision, all supposed Party factions in Zamfara State stand dissolved. The NWC-inaugurated committee for Zamfara state is to conduct the governorship and legislative primaries in the state.

“Hence, the Zamfara state governor, H.E. Alh. Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari and the dissolved executives in the state should not interfere in the primary elections in the state.

“The governorship and legislative primaries will hold from Saturday, October 6, 2018 – Sunday, October 7, 2018.”

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Meanwhile, previously reported that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state cancelled the primaries which held in the state due to election malpractices.

The state's national working committee led by Abubakar Faki said the process was also marred by violence which included snatching of election materials and result sheets by the government officials.

A statement by the APC national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, said the result sheets taken by government officials were taken to the state's Government House.

In another report by, the governor of Zamfara state, Abdul'aziz Yari, faulted the decision of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to cancel the governorship primaries in the state.

Yari also accused Professor Abubakar Faki, chairman of the primary committee, of bias, alleging that he was sponsored by the opposition to influence the outcome of the elections.

The governor who stated this in Gusau, the state capital on Thursday, October 4, insisted that the election was credible.

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