The All progressive Congress APC in Niger State has resolved to adopt the direct primaries in preparation for the 2019 general election.
The APC had, at its NEC meeting, adopted direct primaries to choose its presidential candidate for the 2019 elections. It adopted indirect primaries to choose its governorship, senatorial and house of representative candidates
The State APC Secretary,Alhaji Muhammad Liman made this known in Minna while briefing newsmen after the party’s executive council meeting.
Alhaji Liman said the state chapter of the party decided to adopt the direct primaries after deliberations with all stakeholders.
He explained that measures have been put in place to address all issues that may arise from the direct mode of primaries.
The APC secretary said two members of the party apart from the incumbent Governor, has so far indicated interest to contest for the office of the Governor.
He pointed out that the Party was fully prepared for the 2019 General Election.