APC clears former NDDC MD, Bassey Dan-Abia for governorship ticket of the party

The immediate past Managing Director of the Niger-Delta Development Commission,-NDDC, Barrister Bassey Dan-Abia, who is also an All Progressives Congress -APC aspirant for the governorship ticket of the party has been successfully screened by the party’s electoral committee ahead of the party’s primaries.

Dan-Abia who is a one time Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, was received at the Ibom International Airport by his supporters and political associates at the weekend after the exercise.

Addressing the crowd, the gubernatorial aspirant noted that by his successful screening after having submitted the nomination forms, he has been able to scale a major hurdle in preparation to clinch the party’s ticket.

While assuring the people that he would reciprocate the love shown him at the reception, he lauded the party for opting to adopt direct primaries, adding that the method will help ensure a level playing field for all the aspirants.

Our correspondent Anthony Esin reports that some of the supporters in a brief interaction said they decided to accord Dan-Abia a warm welcome because of their admiration for him.

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