Friday, December 2, 2022

Abdullahi Adamu Emerges APC National Chairman

Senator Abdulahi Adamu emerged the consensus chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after six other contestants withdrew from the contest.

He became the chairman of the APC through a consensus at the party’s national convention held in Abuja.

Those who withdrew from the contest were Mustapha Saliu, Senator Sani Musa, Senator George Akume, Mohammed Etsu, Abdulraziz Yari and Senator Tanko Al-Makura.

Seventy-two hours after conceding the national chairmanship of the party to President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice, Senator Abdulahi Adamu, the governors, working in tandem with some ministers, yesterday named their choices for the majority of the remaining 75 national executive committee positions.

Senator Abubakar Kyari from Borno emerged deputy national chairman (North); Chief Emma Eneukwu from Enugu State emerged deputy national chairman (South).

Others in the list include Otunba Iyiora Omisore from Osun State, national secretary; Deputy National Secretary, Fetus Fuanter from Plateau; Muazu Nasa Rijau from Niger State, national vice chairman (North-central); Mustapha Saliu from Adamawa State, national vice chairman (Northeast); Saliu Lukeman from Kaduna State, national vice chairman (Northwest), while Ijeoma Arodiogbu from Imo State emerged national vice chairman (Southeast).

Similarly, Victor Giadom from Rivers State is now the national vice chairman (South-south); D.I. Kekemeke from Ondo, national vice chairman (Southwest).

Also, in the Unity List include Ahmed El-Marduk from Kastina, national legal adviser; Uguru Oforke from Ebonyi, national treasurer; Bashir Usman Gumel from Jigawa, national financial secretary; Suleiman Argungun, from Kebbi, national organizing secretary.

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