Ondo Primary: APC appoints Bello, Emerhor as Chairman, Secretary

By Ovasa Ogaga,

The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello and the founding leader of APC in Delta State, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor as Chairman and Secretary of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

This was contained in a statement signed by the APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Thursday, titled: “Governor Yahaya Bello Heads Ondo State APC Governorship Primary Election Committee.”

The statement read in part, “Ahead of the All Progressives Congress Ondo State Governorship Primary Election slated for July 20, 2020, the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention Planning Committee has constituted Primary Election and Appeal Committees.

“The Governor of Kogi State, H.E. Yahaya Bello will chair the Primary Election Committee and Olorogun O’tega Emerhor OON will serve as Secretary, while Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe will chair the Primary Election Appeal Committee.


“Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee*

  1. H.E. Yahaya Bello – Chairman
  2. Olorogun O’tega Emerhor OON – Secretary
  3. Alwan Hassan – Member
  4. Chief Samuel Sambo – Member
  5. Hajiya Binta Salihu – Member
  6. Mr Emma Andy – Member
  7. Dr Adebayo Adelabu – Member
  8. Abdullahi Aliyu – Member
  9. Mrs. Margret Ngozi Igwe – Member.”


The statement also named members of the Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Appeal Committee. They are:

  1. Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe – Chairman
  2. Arch. Abdulmimuni Okara – Secretary
  3. Mr. Festus Fientes – Member
  4. Mr. Okon Owoefiak – Member
  5. Mr ABBA Isah – Member
  6. Alh. Umar Duhu – Member
  7. Hon. Sani El-katuzu – Member
  8. Mrs Osuere Eunice – Member
  9. Emeka Agaba – Member

He said both Committees will be inaugurated by the Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, H.E. Mai Mala Buni at the APC National Secretariat by 3 pm on Friday 17th July 2020.


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