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2015: Onu appointed chairman of APC presidential screening committee


Former National Chairman of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Chief Ogbonnaya Onu has been named as the chairman of the eight- man presidential screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the 2015 elections.

Former Kwara State governor, Senator Bukola Saraki, civil right activist, Dr. Tunji Abayomi, Amb. Baba Ahmed Jida, Dr. Sam sam Jaja, Tom Matamaki Maiyashi, a former Education Commissioner in Kaduna State, Prof. Agbonlahor Denis and Amb. Fatai Balla are the other members of the committee.

Inaugurating the committee at the APC national secretariat, the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, said: “I want to say that I appreciate the sacrifice you are about to make on behalf of this party. In line with our name and what we stand for. As a critical committee, we are not going to do anybody a favour, but we are asking you to do this party a favour because your are major stakeholders in your own right.

“As far as this particular committee is concerned, we have decided to choose persons who, when anybody hear their names and who when the presidential candidates appear before you, they will have respect for the people before who they are appearing because they know that you are solid individuals. So that when you make pronouncement, you are pronouncing your convictions and not to please anybody.” (Today.ng)

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