INEC to decide APC registration on Thursday- Jega

Lead News Nigeria

The policy making organ of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will meet on Thursday to take a final decision on the application filed by the political parties merging to register as the ‘All Progressives Congress (APC)’, an official has said.

Kayode Idowu, the Chief Press Secretary to Chairman of INEC, Attahiru Jega, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja that the commission’s chairman and the commissioners would meet as empowered by the law to take the decision.

On June 12, the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Congress for Progressive Change (CPC); and the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) submitted an interim application to INEC for the registration of APC.

Mr. Idowu said that the process of registration of the merger groups as APC was on going as there was no infringement of any provision of the law on the issue.

“The stipulated 30 days after…

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