The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from an emergency meeting last night and declared that the National Deputy Chairman of the party, Senator Abiola Ajimobi will act as chairman in place of the suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
In a statement last night by the party’s National Publicity Secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu, the party said had received the news indicating the Appeal Court has upheld the suspension of the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court pending the determination of the substantive suit.
“Guided by advice from the Party’s legal department in line with the provisions of Section 14.2. (iii) of the Party’s constitution, the Deputy National Chairman (South), Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, will serve as the Party’s Acting National Chairman.
“According to Section 14.2. (iii),of the APC constitution, the Deputy National Chairman, North/South “Shall act as the National Chairman in the absence of the National Chairman from his zone”.