The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced screening of presidential aspirants on its platform.
According to reports, John Oyegun, a former national chairman of the party, is in charge of the screening exercise.

About 30 aspirants was said to have purchased the APC presidential nomination and expression of interest form, but only 23 would be screened at the ongoing exercise.

The individuals to be screened at the exercise are; Former Minister of State Education; Chukwuemeja Uwaezuoke Nwajiuba; Governor of Jigawa state, Badaru Abubakar; Senator Robert A. Boroffice; Barr. Uju Ken-Ohanenye (only female aspirant); Nicholas Felix; Ebonyi state governor; Nweze David Umahi; former senate president, and Ken Nnamani; Gbolahan B. Bakare.

Others are; former Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun; former Lagos state governor, Ahmed B. Tinubu; Ahmad Rufai Sani; Former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi; former speaker of house of assembly; Oladimeji Sabon Bankole; Ekiti state governor, John Kayode Fayemi; former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Obot Akpabio; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; Yemi Osinbajo; and former governor of Imo state, Rochas Anayo Okorocha.

The rest are; Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state; Tein Jack-Rich; former minister of science and technology, Christopher Onu; Senate president; Ahmad Lawan; Rivers state governor, Ben Ayade; and Ikeobasi Mokelu.

Former president Goodluck Jonathan who had earlier been rumoured to have joined to ruling party and submitted the forms is not on the list.

Also, Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank is not on the list despite reported to have submitted forms purchased for him by some groups of farmers.

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