-There is an alledge plan to impose candidate -Says witness
-The decision was due to delay in starting voting process -Says APC
The All Progressive congress (APC) has postponed its Dutsinma/Kurfi Federal house of representatives primary election.
The primary election earlier scheduled to hold today has now been moved to Friday 5th, October, 2018.
The decision to announced the new date as revealed by the party was due to delay in starting the voting process.
Katsina Post can reliably confirmed that up to 09:00pm the voting was yet to commenced.
Contrary to the party’s statement, a witness alleged that the default was due to the party’s attempt to impose a candidate which according to him strogly resisted by other aspirant, Jamilu Sadauki.
“Jamil Sadauki is the leading contender, and the person expected to win the primaries with big margin was consistently called upon by the some powerful forces at the Katsina govt house to withdraw and pave way for Armaya’u Abdulkadir” He said
“Huge sums of money and some favors was promised to Hon Jamil Sadauki in order to stepdown for him as the party’s anointed candidate.” He alleged
In a statement signed by Abdulkadir Lawal – chief, strategic Communication to Sadauki project, Hon Jamil Sadauki as seen by our correspondent maintained his position of allowing a just, free and fair process to prevail.
Katsina post gathered that Armaya’u Abdulkadir is a younger brother to Muntari Abdulkadir the present state’s Commissoner of finance.
Six aspirants contesting for the seat including the incumbent lawmaker representing the aconstituency, Danlami Kurfi.
In related development, The All Progressive Congress (APC) has also reportedly posponed Bakori/Danja Federal Consistency primary election.
The reason for the postponement can not be ascertain at the time of compiling this report.