BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN, Kaduna
Kaduna State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has organised written examination for his or her chairmanship aspirants, being the primary within the historical past of Nigeria as situation for qualification to contest election into the chairmanship place of the native authorities.
The aspirants have been equally subjected to bodily and oral interview by a panel of 17 members made up of pro-fessors, legal professionals and holders of doctorate levels amongst others.
When LEADERSHIP visited the venue of the examination and screening which held on the state owned Stone-hedge Lodge, the place was stuffed to capability with aspiring chairmen and supporters anxiously ready for his or her turns to be screened after the examination.
One of many chairmanship hopefuls mentioned the examination was thorough and the screening was additionally very thorough as they have been made to make photocopies of their credentials in 17 locations for the panels who took turns to scrutinize them and ask probing questions.
It was additionally gathered that one of many questions through the examination was for the aspirants to jot down biographical essay on their life, faculty attended, work experiences, locations lived or visited inside Kaduna State, Nigeria and overseas.
The essence of the exams and thorough screening it was additional gathered was to display screen out these with ques-tionable credentials and deficiencies that can topic the occasion to litigation after the election.
When the APC state chairman, Air Commodore Emmanuel Jekada (rtd) was contacted on his cell phone, it was picked by one among his aides who mentioned, the chairman was busy attending to official state issues.