The screening exercise for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirants scheduled to be held today, 23rd May 2022 has been postponed indefinitely.
A statement by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Barrister Felix Morka says a new date will be announced shortly.
The party sold 28 Nomination and Declaration of Interest forms for the presidential election, with 25 of them filled and returned to the party.
The APC listed those who failed to submit their forms as Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva; and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.
The list of the presidential aspirants that submitted their nomination forms includes Senator Bola Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, former Minister of Niger Delta Development, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, former Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, former Imo State governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha and former Ogun state governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosu.
Others are Pastor Tunde Bakare, Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, his Ebonyi State counterpart, Gov. Dave Umahi, Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Minister of State, Education, Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba, former Senate President, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, Jigawa governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar and former Zamfara State governor, Sen. Ahmed Yerima.
Also on the list of presidential aspirants that filed their papers are Senator Ajayi Borroffice, the only female aspirant, Barr. (Mrs) Uju Kennedy Ohnenye, Pastor Nicholas Felix Nwagbo, former Speaker of Representative, Hon. Dimeji Bankole, Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawal, former Minister of Information, Chief Ikeobasi Mokelu and Mr Tein Jack Ric