Former Oyo state governor, Victor Giadom has been named the acting National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) after court of appeal upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomole earlier today.
Here is the official statement released by the National Working Committee of the APC
“Has received the news indicating the Appeal Court has upheld the suspension of the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by an FCT High Court pending the determination of the substantive suit.
“Guided by advice from the Party’s legal department in line with the provisions of Section 14.2. (iii) of the Party’s constitution, the Deputy National Chairman (South), Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, will serve as the Party’s Acting National Chairman.
“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.”
According to him, he has the backing of the members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC).