Cross River Daily can authoritatively report that the All Progressive Congress, APC in Cross River State has adopted the direct mode of primary election for its flagbearers come 2019 elections.
This development was the major outcome of the party’s extended stakeholders meeting which held yesterday in Calabar.
Presided over by the State Chairman, Dr. Matthew Achigbe, the meeting had in attendance members of the State EXCO, five governorship aspirants, Senate, House of Representatives and House of Assembly Aspirants.
Speaking after the resolution was reached, Dr. Matthew Achigbe, the State Chairman pledged to try his best to ensuring that the exercise was not highjacked. Noting that the aim was to broaden the membership base of the party and give the said members a chance to choose who hands their flag instead of a selected few under the umbrella of “delegates”.