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Lagos APC To Sue NWC For Overruling Congress

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APC stalwarts on the inauguration of the party’s restructuring committee in Abuja on Thursday. Photo: Twitter

The Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened to sue the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party for overruling its state congress.

Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party, Abiodun Salami issued the risk in an interview with reporters in Lagos on Sunday.

He was reacting the overruling of the primary congress of APC on the state headquarter workplace in Ogba, on May 19, by the NWC over problems with legality.

Another congress was convened the identical day by a chieftain, Fouad Oki on the grounds that the ACME congress lacked authorized foundation because it was carried out primarily based on wards in 57 council areas as a substitute of 20 authorised by INEC.

The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Bolaji Abdullah had stated that the party had begun work on Friday on the experiences from the varied attraction panels on the conduct state congresses.

He stated an assembly to resolve the problems had been held and that the Lagos APC faction loyal to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu which carried out its wards and native authorities congresses in 57 native council improvement areas had been overruled by the nationwide management.

He stated the state construction was nevertheless not handed over to Oki who he stated carried out his congress in accordance with the party legal guidelines.

He also stated that a five-man panel had been set as much as dissect the constitutionality of the 2 congresses and that the panel, headed by the party’s Deputy National Chairman, would start sitting on Sunday.

Reacting, Salami described the NWC’s resolution on the primary congress as mischievous, saying it was meant to scuttle issues on the state chapter.

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