APC cancels Zamfara governorship primary

The National Working Committee of the All
Progressives Congress has cancelled the
Governorship primary of Zamfara State .
The NWC took the decision after accepting the
recommendation of the Prof . Abubakar Faki - led
APC panel sent to conduct the exercise .
This was contained in a statement signed by the
party ’ s acting National Publicity Secretary , Yakini
Nabena , in Abuja , on Thursday .
The statement read, “ The Prof . Abubakar Faki - led
All Progressives Congress , Zamfara State
Governorship Primaries Committee has
announced the cancellation of the primaries held
in the state due to election malpractices including
snatching of election materials and result sheets
by the State ’ s government officials which were
taken to the Government House, Gusau .
“ The process was also marred by violence.
“ Subsequently , the Party’ s National Working
Committee has approved the cancellation of the
Governorship primaries . A new date will be
announced soonest .
“ The NWC reiterates our commitment to free , fair
and transparent primaries across the country . ”

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