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Emmanuel Jime Emerges Benue APC Governorship Candidate

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APC Picks Jime To Face Ortom In Benue State

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has picked the Managing Director of the Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority, Emmanuel Jime, as its consensus candidate ahead of the 2019 governorship election in Benue State.

Naija News understands that the party reached the decision on Monday after five other aspirants conceded the ticket to Mr Jime, a move that was affirmed by an overwhelming voice vote at the primary.

According to the spokesperson of the aspirants, Mr Audu Akange, they agreed to allow Mr Jime fly the party’s flag in order to defeat Governor Samuel Ortom who emerged the PDP’s governorship candidate.

Jime in his acceptance speech, thanked the party members for choosing him as the consensus candidate and thereafter, called for their support to help him win the election.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am