Sen. Abubakar Kyari, APC National Deputy Chairman, has announced the resignation of Senators Abdullahi Adamu and Iyiola Omisore as the party’s National Chairman and National Secretary respectively.
Kyari made the announcement while speaking with newsmen at the end of the party’s National Working Committee’s (NWC) emergency closed-door meeting he presided over, on Monday in Abuja.
Seventeen members of the NWC attended the meeting. Mr Felix Morka, the National Publicity Secretary and National Women Leader, Dr Betta Edu were absent with permission.
By Adamu’s resignation, Kyari has become the party’s Acting National Chairman.
For the party’s Secretary, by the party’s constitution, the acting National Deputy Secretary, Festus Fuanter, becomes acting National Secretary.
“It is now incumbent on me, Sen. Abubakar Kyari as Deputy National Chairman (North) to assume the office of Acting National Chairman.
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“And subsequently, the Deputy National Secretary, Barrister Festus Fuanter will now assume the office of Acting National Secretary of the APC,” he said.
Kyari, however, said the reason for Adamu’s resignation would be communicated to the public at a later date.
The party has postponed its National Caucus and its NEC meetings, earlier slated for July 18 and July 19.
A new date would be announced later, according to Kyari.
The NewsZenith reports that Adamu assumed the party’s chairmanship position in March 2022.
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