The drama in the All Progressives Congress continued today, as the Deputy National Secretary of the Party, Victor Giadom announced himself as the new Acting National Chairman of the party.
He disclosed this sequel to a meeting held with the National Working Committee Meeting, NWC, today.
According to Giadom, “Yesterday [Tuesday] the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, in a unanimous judgment, affirmed the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of All Progressives Congress.
“Consequently, I bring to your notice that on the 16th of March 2020, Hon Justice S.U Bature in suit no FCT/HC/M/6447/2020 had ordered that, with the earlier suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, I, Chief Hon. Victor Giadom should act as the National Chairman of our great party.
“That Order could not be immediately effected at the time because of the temporary reprieve Adams Oshiomhole got from the court of Appeal on the same date.”
Further more, the Deputy National Secretary cum Acting National Chairman said the NWC has cancelled the screening and Appeal Commitees decision to suspend Godwin Obaseki.
“As your Acting National Chairman and presiding officer in the NWC, we therefore cancel the decision of the Screening and Appeal Committees of the former Chairman of the party on the Edo primary.”
This is coming few hours after the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, announced the appointment of deputy national chairman (south), Senator Abiola Ajimobi As Acting National Chairman