The AllI Progressive Congress, ‘APC, has said there is no court ruling restraining the National Working Committee, NWC of the party from submitting the name of any governorship except that of a particular person.
A statement signed by the party’s National Legal Adviser, Babatunde Ogala, said the issue of party primaries have been concluded in line with the party’s constitution and guidelines, and also within the time frame approved by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
” As a law abiding political association, the party shall only uphold and submit the names of candidates nominated through free and fair primaries as supervised by relevant government agencies.
“We shall not give vent to illegality by conceding to any undemocratic proposal that would impinge on the rights of majority of party members to choose who shall be their flagbearers in various positions”
“We are conscious of the fact that some interests within and outside the party are seeking to blackmail the party into taking actions that may plunge us into serious constitutional quagmires. However, the party remains determined to uphold only legitimate and democratic processes” Ogal said.