The National Vice Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the South-west, Mr. Bankole Oluwajana Saturday disputed claims that the party’s acting National Secretary, Chief Victor Gaidom had resigned from the National Working Committee (NWC) before the 2019 general election.
Oluwajana added that the NWC under the chairmanship of the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, granted waiver to the acting national secretary to contest the 2019 election as the running mate to the governorship candidate in Rivers State, Mr. Tonye Cole.
He made the clarification in response to THISDAY inquiries yesterday, faulting the claims of the APC Deputy National Publicity, Mr. Yekini Nabena that Gaidom resigned from the NWC before the 2019 governorship elections.
Nabena had earlier challenged Gaidom’s power to convene the meeting of the APC National Executive Committee (NEC) scheduled to hold on Tuesday at a news conference he addressed in Abuja, claiming that Gaidom had resigned from the NWC before the 2019 governorship election.
Nabena alleged at the news conference that the acting national secretary tendered his resignation letter to the NWC to contest the 2019 election as the deputy governorship candidate in Rivers State.
He said: “It is an aberration that he still attends meetings of the NWC, occupies the office of Deputy National Secretary and convenes a NEC meeting. In our politicking, we must not lose sight of due process and the dictates of the Party’s constitution.”