President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the former Oyo state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who has been named as the acting National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress after court of appeal upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole in the presidential Villa in Abuja today.
Here is the official statement released by the National Working Committee of the APC.
“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.”