THE immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has been appointed as the acting national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress – APC.
The National Working Committee – NWC of the APC Tuesday announced Ajimobi’s appointment shortly after the Court of Appeal in Abuja affirmed the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the party.
Speaking on behalf of the party, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said that the committee’s decision ‘’guided by advice from the Party’s legal department in line with the provisions of Section 14.2. (iii) of the Party’s constitution.’’
“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.”
Ajimobi is the Deputy National Chairman, South of the All Progressives Congress – APC.