Barring last minute change, the All progressives Congress, APC Appeal Panel is considering out-rightly cancellation the primary election of the party party's gubernatorial primary election in Ondo State over allegation of delegate list padding, News Punch has learnt
According to 247Ureport, the Appeal Committee of the party is at the top gear even as the panel is ready to annul the election, which was declared won by Rotimi Akeredolu.
The fear of the perceived cancellation has reportedly birthed tension in the camp of the former Nigeria Bar Association, NBA Chairman, Rotimi Akeredolu
Our source says the Appeal Committee sat all through the Sallah holiday considering allegations raised by three of the 24 APC aspirants.
A member of the appeal committee who pleaded no to be named confirmed that it has almost considered all the reports and would submit report this week, our source reported
It was, however, gathered that there were pressure from most stakeholders and party leaders across board to set aside the primary that produced Akeredolu as APC candidate.
The Appeal Panel Committee headed by Mrs. Helen Bendega, have received petitions from majority of the aspirants who contested the primary demanding the cancellation of the outcome of the exercise.
Among those who submitted their petitions to the panel alleging irregularities in the primaries are Chief Olusola Oke, Senator Ajayi Borofice and Segun Abraham.
Another aspirant who also submitted their petition to the APC Appeal panel Akinwale Akingbade, alleged in his petition that fake delegates list was used during the primaries among other irregularities. Akingbade, said that the names of the people on the delegate list were unknown to the party, whereas the real delegates were left out.