APC Appeal Committee Calls For Repeat Of Nasarawa West Senatorial Primary

APC Appeal Committee Calls For Repeat Of Nasarawa West Senatorial Primary

By David Christopher, Lafia

The Senatorial Appeal Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Nasarawa West Senatorial Zone of Nasarawa State has recommended among other things that having exhaustively analysed the grievances forwarded to it by one of the Contestants, Barrister Labaran Shaibu Magaji, that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party as a matter of urgency should constitutes a special committee to investigate the allegations of alteration of the delegates list that participated in the election particularly those reported in his submissions for (Keffi and Nasarawa local government areas.

The committee’s recommendations which were unanimously signed by its Chairman Alhaji Usman Gashua, Secretary, Adamu M. Ibrahim and a member Mr. Ahmed Usman, and made available to AljazirahNigeria in Lafia on Thursday.

The committee stated that if the NWC has established beyond all reasonable doubt that the original delegates list has been tempered with appropriate action including the repeat of the election process should be ordered for in order to avert regrettable consequences.

The committee further recommended that the NWC can as well determine the claim of the complainant, Magaji, and grant the prayers in the event of constraint of time.

It would be recalled that Barrister Labaran Shaibu Magaji has constituted before the appeal committee about the credibility of the nomination process which includes the multiplicity of delegates list in Keffi and Nasarawa local government areas respectively during the just concluded APC senatorial primary election for Nasarawa West zone which took place at the convocation square of Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

AljazirahNigeria also recalls that during the Senatorial nomination process, the electoral committee has announced Architect Shehu Ahmed Tukur as the winner of the said election for having scored a total number of 179 votes as against Barrister Labaran Shaibu Magaji who scored 114 to emerged second; a situation that did not go down well with him and made him to approached the Appeal Committee in order to seek redress.

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