By Glam & Essence
The Acting National Chairman of the party, Victor Giadom has cancelled the
Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary won by Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
The news of the cancellation is contained in a letter he wrote to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
In theletter,he stated that,“Reports reaching me is that some persons have perfected plans to conduct direct gubernatorial primaries for our great party in Edo State next week under the purported Chairmanship of His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodinma on Monday, June 22, 2020.”
“Kindly note that as the Acting Chairman of our party, I did not authorize such a Committee, neither have I inaugurated one. The earlier announcement date for the Primaries, that is June 22, 2020, has been postponed.”
“You are therefore advised not to give any support to any such Committee or to monitor any such Primaries. A new date for the Primaries would be communicated to you soonest. We regret the inconvenience this might cause your commission.”
“A copy of this letter is being sent to the relevant law-enforcement agencies, the Chairman of Edo State APC, Mr. Ansiem Ojezua for their information and necessary actions.”