The National Appeal Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that Senator Shehu Sani is the party’s candidate for Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 2019 general election.
This comes at the heels of the controversy that greeted the APC’s primary election in the district where Uba Sani, a Special Adviser to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i was declared as the winner with 2,088 votes.
But acting APC spokesman, Yekini Nabena said the party was not aware of the primary, insisting that Sen. Shehu Sani remained its only senatorial candidate from Kaduna Central.
Senator Sani also distanced himself from the election, describing it as illegal. prompting the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole earlier setting up an appeal committee to investigate complaints arising from various state primaries.
According to SaharaReporters, the panel, headed by Professor Oserheimen Osunbor in its report which it submitted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, upheld Sani’s candidacy.