Adamawa Election: APC clears aspirants
As the October 11, 2014 governorship by-election
in Adamawa State approaches, the All
Progressives Congress, APC, Monday, concluded
screening of all seven aspirants at the state
secretariat of the party in Yola.
The exercise which ended Monday night had all
the seven aspirants in attendance with each of
them taking their turn.
The Chairman of the Screening Committee,
Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, told journalists that the
exercise was hitch free and went on as scheduled.
He said all the aspirants were very orderly and
complied with the party’s rules and regulations
and that the result will be announced soon.
An executive member of the party told PREMIUM
TIMES that there is a high possibility of all the
aspirants agreeing to produce a consensus
candidate that will fly the party’s flag in the
An aspirant, Ahmad Barata, who was the first to
appear before the committee refused to talk to
the journalists. He appeared angry.
PREMIUM TIMES gathered from a source close to
the politician that Mr. Barata and other aspirants
had been under intense pressure by a powerful
chieftain of the party to drop their ambition for a
Another aspirant, Dahiru Bobbo, a close associate
of Atiku Abubakar, denied any attempt to
persuade him to withdraw from the governorship
race, saying any person vying for the
governorship is free to make independent
He described the screening as interactive and
lively, saying the committee touched on the
economy, politics and other sundry issues.
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