BREAKING: APC NWC affirms Ajimobi as acting chair
Appoints 7 man election panel for Edo primary
Declares Giadom seat vacant
June 17, 2020
The National Working Committee(NWC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC) has affirmed Senator Abiola Ajimobi as its acting national chair.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee led by former Oyo Governor and Deputy National Chairman (South), Abiola Ajimobi, has taken over the party’s National Secretariat as Acting Chairman.
Rising from its 45th emergency meeting, which had 15 of the 21 NWC members in attendance, the committee affirmed the leadership of Ajumobi.
National Vice Chairman, South South, Chief Hilary Eta, who was elected to chair the meeting, announced the seven- man Edo State Governorship Election Panel to conduct the June 22 primary.
Governor Hope Uzodima of Imo State is to serve as chairman of the panel while Senator Ajibola Bashiru will serve as panel secretary.
He also announced the composition of a five-man Election Appeal Panel headed by Prof. Mustapha Bello and Dr. Kayode Ajulo as the secretary of the panel.
The APC National Working Committee said Victor Giadom, who earlier took over as Acting National Chairman of the party, is not a member of the Committee having resigned his position to contest as Rivers Deputy Governor in 2019.