The National Working Committee, NWC of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC has named Senator Abiola Ajimobi its Acting National Chairman.
The development followed Tuesday’s affirmation of the suspension of the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole by the Court of Appeal in Abuja.
In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC says;
”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, 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), Senator 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.”