The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Lagos state, Nigeria’s commercial city has been postponed to Tuesday, October 2.
The acting national publicity secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, made this known in a statement released on Monday.
The statement read: “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled governorship primaries in the Lagos, Enugu and Adamawa states.
“The mode of primaries for Enugu and Adamawa states has also been changed from INDIRECT to DIRECT Primaries.
“New dates: Lagos Governorship Primaries – Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
“Enugu and Adamawa Direct governorship Primaries – Thursday, October 4, 2018,” the statement added.
AN24 understands that this the third time the Lagos APC primary will be rescheduled. It was moved from Tuesday to Sunday, and later to Monday.
Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, is being challenged by Jide Sanwo-Olu, the preferred choice of Bola Tinubu, former governor of the state and a national leader of the APC.
APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, is expected to visit Lagos on Monday in a bid to resolve the crisis.