… Ruling Party begins screening today
From Elohor Igbru, Abuja
Are you one of those fantasizing about the prospects of former president, Goodluck Jonathan joining the All Progressive Congress and becoming the party’s flagbearer? Then perish the thought as all presidential aspirants on the platform of the APC, are expected to face the party screening committee headed by Chief John Oyegun and the former president’s name is absent, InfantNG has learnt.
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This is as the name of former President Goodluck Jonathan is missing on the list of 23 aspirants expected to be screened.
It was gathered that the party had scheduled its presidential screening for two days, starting Monday 30th May.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, lead other aspirants that included Senate President Ahmed Lawan and former ministers Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonaya Onu, Godswill Akpabio, and Chukwuemeja Nwajiuba.
Serving governors who are also listed for the screening are Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Ben Ayade (Cross River) and Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa). Others are former Senate President Ken Nnamani, former House of Representatives Speaker Dimeji Bankole and serving Senators Ibikunle Amosun, Ajayi Boroffice, and Rochas Okorocha.
Others are Pastor Tunde Bakare, Uju Ken-Ohanenye, Nicholas Felix, Ahmad Rufai Sani, Tein Jack-Rich, Ikeobasi Mokelu are also expected to face the screening panel.