The Professor Oserheimen Osunbor-led appeal Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has upheld Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani as its candidate for the 2019 general election.
With this development, the lawmaker is the recognised candidate as opposed to Hon. Uba Sani, who is a political aide to the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.
In a report made available to Naija247news on Wednesday, the five man panel’s recommendation gave Senator Sani a clean bill to contest for the Senate in 2019.
The panel insisted that Sani is the only candidate recognised by the party.
Other members of the committee are: Mike Ugwa (Secretary), Musa Gwadabe, Reuben Famuyibo and Abdulrahman Adamu.
The development was sequel to complaints and protest that trailed the conduct of the presidential, governorship and legislative primary elections of the party, which the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole inaugurating an appeal committee to look into the various complaints by aggrieved aspirants.
Naija247news recalls that Uba Sani had instituted a suit against the APC leadership where he compelled them to conduct primaries.
Senator Shehu Sani, however, distanced himself from the primary election, which Uba Sani claimed to have won.