The All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that three presidential aspirants bought the N100 million presidential nomination and expression of interest forms of the party but failed to submit them.
The APC National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka made the disclosure during a TV interview on Wednesday.
He revealed that a total of 28 aspirants bought the presidential forms, 25 of them filled and duly submitted the forms while three failed to submit.
Morka then went ahead to reveal those who bought the forms but didn’t submit as Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva and Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele.
He added that some of the aspirants who have withdrawn from the presidential race only did so on the media but are yet to officially notify the party.
“Some of those who reneged might have done so in the public space but are yet to communicate that to the party and they don’t necessarily happen at the same time.
“Except for those who have made their submissions, we don’t have information confirming or notifying us of their decisions.
“We have 28 altogether who purchased forms and at the last count, we have about 25 who made submissions of those forms but three of them did not and that will be Senator Chris Ngige, Godwin Emefiele and Timpire Sylvia,” the APC spokesperson said on Channels TV Politics Today.
He also disclosed that the Eagle’s Square is yet to be confirmed as the venue for the APC presidential primary election.