The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a national committee for the conduct of Edo State APC gubernatorial primaries, coming up in Benin on Saturday.
The inauguration was performed on Thursday in Abuja by the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun.
The committee is chaired by Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Masari.
The committee is expected to arrive Benin City Friday.
In a press statement by the Edo APC Publicity Secretary, Godwin Erhahon, said delegates for the primaries are assured of protection as adequate security arrangements have been made for all.
“Delegates are to come with their PVC or Driver’s License, National Identity or ATM Card. Those who are coming with PVC should bring along any of the other three to authenticate his/her PVC in case of dispute over the ownership of a cloned PVC.
“However, any delegate with fake Identity Card should steer clear of the venue as anyone caught with fake identification card will be death with according to the law.
“Loitering will not be allowed in the venue as only delegates and others who have official duties to perform in the primary will be allowed at the venue”, the statement added.