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INEC Registers APC


… Withdraws ANPP, CPC, ACN Certificates

SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, (THEWILL) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday confirmed that it has registered the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The announcement came in a statement by the Secretary to the commission, Abdullahi A. Kaugama.

The statement reads: “The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the application by three political parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) – to merge into one, to be known as the All Progressives Congress.

“On considering the application, the Commission found that the applicant-parties have met all statutory requirements for the merger, and has accordingly granted their request.

“Consequently, the Commission has approved the withdrawal of the individual certificates of the applicant-parties, and the issuance of a single certificate to the All Progressives Congress.”