LG poll: Ondo APC debunks postponement of primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has not postponed its  primaries for April 18 local election in the state.The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Alex Kalejaiye, said this in a statement on Monday in .News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports APC on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6, held its councillorship and chairmanship primaries respectively, in all the 203 wards of the 18 local areas of  the state.

“The attention of the Ondo state  APC  has been drawn a story, the the party has postponed its primaries for local election indefinitely.

“The party wishes state the story is untrue, embarrassing, and never emanated from the state secretariat.“The chapter can affirm the party had credible and rancor-free primaries across the 18 local government areas of the state last month, and has since submitted the names of its candidates the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) as required by the Electoral Law.“We are therefore, miffed anyone, for whatever reason, will go to press such  unfounded claim, and urged all stakeholders and party members to disregard the misapprehension and misleading story,” he said.

He  added that the party was ready to participate in the local poll as scheduled by the ODIEC.According to him,  APC will not  give serious attention to futile distortions  aimed creating disaffection within its fold, and promote disenchantment in the . (NAN)