A Covid-19 Patient, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has been appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as its Acting National Chairman.
Ajimobi, a former Governor of Oyo State, until his recent appointment was the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the APC.
His appointment as Acting APC National Chairman, follows the verdict of the Court of Appeal which on Tuesday 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,” the APC in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu.