While the All Progressives Congress (APC) approved nine governorship aspirants ahead of the November 16, governorship poll in the state, seven out of the aspirants were however not cleared to jostle for the party ticket ahead of the election.
This was made known in a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in Abuja on Wednesday, August 28 where he said nine out of 16 aspirants were approved.
The statement signed by Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, noted that the National Working Committee of the party took the decision after deliberating on the report of screening and appeal committees for the party’s Kogi governorship aspirants.
Naija News gathered that the aspirants who are not cleared are;
- Prof. Mohammed Onaili
- Usman Jibrin
- Mustapha Mona Audu
- Rukkaya Ibrahim
- Gen. Patrick Akpa
- Babatunde Irukera
- Muhammed Audu