Oyegun Is Ineligible For Any Re-Election As APC Party Chairman – Buhari

Oyegun Is Ineligible For Any Re-Election As APC Party Chairman – Buhari

By Wires | The Trent on April 11, 2018
Oyegun, Buhari, Election, APC, NEC
A meeting of All Progressives Congress chieftains. In red cap is party chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun- and in white cap is President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the current leadership of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, led by John Odigie-Oyegun is not eligible to seek re-election in the forthcoming congresses and national convention of the party.

Buhari, who was speaking at the National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting of the APC at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja on Monday, April 9, 2018, said based in the provision of Section 30 (1) (3), any officer currently serving and wants to seek re-election must resign their appointments 30 days before the election.

The president said based on that provision, the current National Working Committee, NWC, led by  Oyegun and other officials across the states are not eligible to run.

He, however, said if they choose to seek re-election, they may be allowed through waiver.

Buhari said if the party wishes to grant such waiver, “a statement granting the waiver should be issued by the party immediately.”

Read more at Premium Times


Leave a Comment

To leave a comment anonymously, simple write your thoughts in the comments box below and click the ‘post comment’ button.