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APC silent on automatic tickets for non-defecting members

Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, said there was no discussion on automatic ticket for party members as National Executive Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) met in Abuja on Thursday August 30. Briefing journalists after the meeting, the governor said: “We didn’t discuss the issue of automatic ticket APC.

We discussed that patriotic and loyal members should be rewarded, but not necessarily with automatic ticket. We are saying our senators who are patriotic who were supposed to be taken away were all kept in the party. “So, all states should look at it, and we will also find ways of rewarding them. But, the election is giving options to everybody to contest. So, on that one, there is no automatic ticket for anybody.” Speaking on the cost of nomination, the governor said: “We discussed that. APC

We left it to the National Working Committee to take into view some of the views that were expressed, to look at it again and still bring out (its decisions), in consideration of some of the views that were expressed.”

Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, said there was no discussion on automatic ticket for party members as National Executive Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) met in Abuja on Thursday August 30. Briefing journalists after the meeting, the governor said: “We didn’t discuss the issue of automatic ticket.

We discussed that patriotic and loyal members should be rewarded, but not necessarily with automatic ticket. We are saying our senators who are patriotic who were supposed to be taken away were all kept in the party. “So, all states should look at it, and we will also find ways of rewarding them. But, the election is giving options to everybody to contest.

So, on that one, there is no automatic ticket for anybody.” Speaking on the cost of nomination, the governor said: “We discussed that. We left it to the National Working Committee to take into view some of the views that were expressed, to look at it again and still bring out (its decisions), in consideration of some of the views that were expressed.”

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