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APC Releases National Convention Timetable, Events Lined From February 24 To March 26

Finally, the Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has approved March 26 as the new date for the party’s overdue National Convention with a timetable/schedule of events that spans 30 days.

CECPC Secretary John Akpankudohede announced this when he addressed a press conference shortly after the overstayed committee’s closed door meeting on Monday, February 21, in Abuja

While announcing that activities for the National Convention would commence on February 24, Akpankudohede said:

“After deliberation and agreement with the CECPC, we have agreed and approved that the activities of the the party’s National Convention will commence on February 24 and terminate on March 26 at Eagle Square with the National Convention.

“In between the convention, we have agreed to have zonal congresses.”

Akpankudohede also announced that the zonal congresses would hold in line with the timetable and schedule of events released by the APC.

“On Thursday, February 24, publication of zonal committees. On Saturday, February 26, meeting of zonal stakeholders.

“From Monday, February 28 to Thursday, March 3, sales of forms for zonal positions. On Saturday, March 5, screening of zonal aspirants.

“On Sunday, March 6, Screening Appeal. On Tuesday, March 8, adoption of screening report.

“On Saturday, March 12, zonal congresses. Monday, March 14, zonal congresses appeal.

”Wednesday, March 16, adoption of appeal report,” he said.

“Monday, Feb. 28, Publication of National Convention Sub-Committees. From Wednesday, March 9 to Friday, March 11, Sales of Forms.

“From Tuesday March 15 to Thursday March 17, screening of aspirants, Saturday, March 19, Screening Appeal. Monday, March 21, adoption of Appeal Report.

“From Thursday, March 24 to Friday, March 25, accreditation. Saturday, March 26, Convention.

“Tuesday, March 29 Convention Appeal. Wednesday, March 30, Adoption of Appeal Report. Thursday, March 31, Inauguration.”

CCEPC Secretary Akpankudohede declared that the schedule activities was in pursuant to Article 12.6 of the APC Constitution.