APC: 6,800 Delegates Expected To Vote At Convention  

No fewer than 6,800 delegates are expected to vote for aspirants

contesting for positions in the National Working Committee of the All

Progressives Congress (APC) at its National Convention on Saturday.


The Chairman of the Media Subcommittee for the National Convention

Planning Committee, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, stated this on Thursday in



Ajimobi, who spoke after the committee members inspected the Eagle

Square, venue of the convention, added that the party was prepared to

ensure a rancor free convention.


“We are very happy about all the preparations, everything is in place,

you can see what we call a very professional arrangement for

tomorrow,” he said.


He added that some aspirants may however drop from the race before the



“Politics is about conflict and resolution, today we are meeting the

aspirants to interview them, there will be a give and take so that it

will be a smooth operation on Saturday,” he said.


Also speaking, former Governor of Zamfara, Sen. Ahmed Yarima, who is

the Chairman of the Convention Subcommittee for Accreditation, said

the committee had commenced the screening and accreditation of

delegates from the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory.

He assured that delegates would be properly scrutinized before

entering the convention venue.


“We are going to put numbering and security code so that as soon as

you come to the gate you are properly identified, screened and then

you enter.


“Even as they vote inside, you have another card that you present so

you can be allowed to vote” he said.