The National Working Committee of the All Progressive Congress APC has announced Sen Abiola Ajimobi as the Acting National Chairman based on Appeal court judgement today that upheld the decision of an FCT High Court suspending the National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole.
Announcing the decision of the NWC, spokesperson Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu said their decision was based on Legal guidance in line with Section 14:2 (iii).
“The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress has received the news indicating the Appeal Court has upheld the suspension of the Party’s National Chairman,Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by an 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”.