By Deji Abdulwahab
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the seven-member screening committee, headed by Prof. Jonathan Ayuba, had so far screened five aspirants out of six.
However, the remaining aspirant, Mr Matthew Iduoriyekemwe, will appear before the committee on Thursday (June 11).
During a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja, Ayuba assured that his committee would ensure transparency.
According to him, the committee’s job is to verify claims by aspirants and give reasons for every of its action.
He urged the media to embark on investigative journalism, saying that sensational journalism would undermine the screening process.
NAN recalls that the APC National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday inaugurated the screening and appeal committees for the June 22 Edo governorship primaries.
The appeal committee headed by Prof. Abubakar Fari, is expected to handle the appeal or disagreement arising from the process. (NAN)
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