Fidelity bank banner Camano banner
APC crisis: Plot to remove Oyegun suffers setback

By News Express on 27/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 947

•APC National Chairman Odigie Oyegun
•APC National Chairman Odigie Oyegun

Ahead of the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the plot to push for thonal Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, suffered a setback last night as 31 states chairmen of the party passed a vote of confidence on the national working committee under his leadership.

In a communique issued at the end of their meeting held in Abuja, the state chairmen under the aegis of Forum of State chairmen “unanimously passed a vote of confidence on our dear President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Chairman of our great party; Chief John Odigie Oyegun and other leaders of our great party for their numerous achievements despite the challenges so far experienced in our dear country.”

They also endorsed President Buhari to seek for a fresh mandate in 2019.

“We also urge Mr President to present himself for a second term tenure in 2019,” they chorused.

Chairman of Lagos State chapter of the party, Henry Ajomale who incidentally is the chairman of the Forum also signed the communique.

Further checks revealed that chairmen of the party in Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Ogun and Ondo also signed the communique.

The state chairmen also demanded for a two-year tenure extension for the national officers of the party as they claimed that the time available for party congresses and INEC published timetable for the conduct of primaries and general elections were too short.

The communique read in part: The forum hereby also resolved as follows: “That we support His Excellency Senator Bola Tinubu led peace and reconciliation committee and urge the committee to expedite action in reconciling members of the party. The forum also calls on all the members of our great party to give maximum support to the committee to achieve sustainable peace in the party.

“In view of the short period between the time available for the proposed party congresses and INEC published timetable for the conduct of party primaries and general elections, the forum resolved that the tenure of the present officers of the party at all levels be extended by 2 years to avert challenges in the party.

“In view of the reasons as adduced above, and the fact that the present constitution as amended in 2014 has not been fully tested in the short life of the party, the forum resolved that the proposed amendment of the party constitution be suspended. “The forum extends our heartfelt condolences and sympathises with the good mode of Benue, Adamawa, Taraba, Zamfara, Yobe and Borno states for the attacks on them by the enemies of our dear country. We also urge our security agencies to do more to ensure the rescue of the captives and curtail the activities of these criminals in our country.” (Nigerian Tribune)

 

Source News Express

Posted 27/02/2018 12:26:28 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Police batter, strip human rights activist naked

Anti-terror war: New York Times goofed —Nigerian Military...

23 nabbed in Ogun for unlawful possession of...

Academy Press acquires N2B modern equipment •It shows...

Nigeria not ungovernable despite challenges — Bishop Bagobiri...

My problem with newbreed artistes — Tee Mac...

100,000-man-march called off as Imo withdraws Anti-Media Bill...

US trains Cameroon troops despite allegation of atrocities,...

Transcorp agribusiness arm partners with Coca-Cola on new...

Ekiti guber election fraudulent, PDP collation officer, 11...

Anti-graft war: 25 countries endorse Magu •Nigeria moves...

Music star Dammy Krane regains freedom as US...

 

Latest News Ohanaeze set to host Afenifere, Arewa, PANDEF at Igbo Day celebration 2019 elections: APC, PDP disagree over readiness Ndume begs colleagues not to boycott 2019 Budget presentation Temple food kills two children, 9 others PDP rejects INEC plan to create poling centres in IDP camps Kaduna APC Primary: Aspirant alleges threat to life Umahi sacks Ebonyi Broadcasting Corporation Board Chairman Insurgency: Buhari, other Lake Chad Basin leaders meet in Abuja Development partners facilitate science-policy interaction in West Africa Tragedy hits Nigerian football as star defender Dominic Dukku slumps and dies before match Okowa mourns Delta CJ’s wife, urges Nigerians to live impactful life Defence Minister charges War College participants to remain apolitical

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (430,482 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (395,225 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (328,081 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (282,068 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (248,128 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,416 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,338 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,513 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,957 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,664 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,397 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,857 views)

 

CBN banner Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,883) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (974) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (313) International (2,830) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (147) Maggie's Blog (74) News (41,462) Opinion (1,153) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,183) Religion (916) Sports (1,822) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera