APC Makes U-Turn, Sets New Date For National Convention 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reversed itself and set March 26 as the date for the national convention earlier scheduled for this weekend.

By the new schedule, the APC has postponed its national convention by a month—from Saturday February 26 to Saturday March 26.

The new guidelines indicated that the Zonal congresses will start from Thursday February 24 and dovetails into the national convention on March 26.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed that activities for its forthcoming National Convention will commence from Feb. 24.

Sen. John Akpankudohede, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) announced this while speaking with newsmen Monday in Abuja after the committee’s closed door meeting.

“After deliberation and agreement with the CECPC, we have agreed and approved that the activities of the National Convention will commence from Feb. 24 and terminates in March 26 at Eagle Square with the National Convention.

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


Pursuant to Article 12.6 of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Constitution, the Party hereby releases its Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the Zonal Congresses across the Six (6) Geo-political Zones as follows:

  1. Thursday 24th February, 2022
    Publication of Zonal Committees
  2. Saturday 26th February, 2022
    Meeting of Zonal Stakeholders
  3. Monday 28th February – Thursday 3rd March,
    Sales of forms for Zonal positions
  4. Saturday 5th March, 2022
    Screening of Zonal Aspirants
  5. Sunday 6th March, 2022
    Screening Appeal
  6. Tuesday 8th March, 2022
    Adoption of Screening Report
  7. Saturday 12th March, 2022
    Zonal Congresses
  8. Monday, 14th March, 2022
    Zonal Congresses Appeal
  9. Wednesday, 16th March, 2022
    Adoption of Appeal Report

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