The All Progressives Congress begins screening process of sixteen aspirants in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State, Punch reports.
Head of the screening committee, Senator Hope Uzodimma said he was satisfied with the way the exercise was progressing.
He added that the exercise was the first phase for raw data collection to be processed at the National Secretariat before results would be announced.
According to Punch, those screened were the incumbent, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the former Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, the two sons of late icon of Kogi politics, Abubakar Audu, Muhammad and Mustapha Audu.
Others include; Dr Babatunde Irukera, Professor Seidu Onalo Ogah, Yakubu Mohammed, Hadjia Rukayat Ibrahim, Hadiza Ibrahim and Engineer Bashir Gegu.
Also screened were Abubakar Mohammed, Abdulahi Hassan Bewa, Blessing Ekele, Yahaya Audu and former President Nigeria Football Federation, Sani Lulu.