The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced its Deputy National Chairman (South), Senator Abiola Ajimobi as the party’s Acting National Chairman.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, National Publicity Secretary of the APC made this known in a statement on Tuesday, following the decision of an Appeal Court in Abuja that upholds the earlier suspension of Adams Oshiomhole.
The statement reads: “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”.