Following the crisis looming in the camp of the All progressive Party(APC), report has it that the National Secretary of All Progressives Congress, Senator Iyiola Omisore has been replaced with the Deputy National Secretary of the party, Festus Fuanter taking charge.
The statement was made by the new Acting National Chairman, Senator Abubakar Kyari, shortly after an emergency meeting of the National Working Committee at party secretariat.
Kyari announced that both Omisore and the National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, have resigned their respective position. He said, “We are here to address the happenings and recent developments regarding the party. The NWC wishes to inform you about the resignation of the National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu and that of the National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore”.
“My humble self as the Deputy National Chairman (North) to assume the office of the Acting National Chairman. Consequently too, the Deputy National Secretary, Barrister Festus Fuanter, will now assume the office of Acting National Secretary of All Progressives Congress.” “With the recent development, we implore everybody here that the proposed National Caucus and National Executive Committee meetings slated for July 18 and 19, 2023 are hereby postponed. This postponement is not indefinite. A new date will be communicated in the nearest future,”
“There are no allegations against them. Both of them resigned voluntarily and that is what is available at this moment. The details of their resignation will be made known to you in the nearest future,” he said. He added that, “everybody has its own style of administration and I think this present set of NWC will be relying on what the constitution says.”