The APC, has announced that the Basiru-chaired committee is the duly appointed panel by the party’s Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee chaired by Governor Mai Mala Buni.
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena in a statement on Thursday, maintained that only outcomes from the Basiru-chaired committee is tenable and will be accepted by the party.
Meanwhile, the committee conducted the primary election today with Frank Ibezim emerging winner with 13,637 votes.
A total of 11 aspirants were cleared, including Ifeanyi Ararume, Achonu Nneji, Mathew Omegara, Chijioke Uchendu.
Other aspirants include; Frank Ibezim, Chidinma Uwajumogu, Uchenna Ubah, Okoro Joachim, Nwachukwu Uchenna, Onuoha Chijioke and Ihim Iheanacho.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will conduct concurrent legislative by-elections on October 31 to fill various legislative seats left vacant.
The primary election conducted is to enable the party to pick its candidate after the death of the Senator who represented the district, Ben Uwajumogu on December 18, 2019.