- the APC NEC Meeting was held in virtual session today in Abuja.
- some party chieftains were denied access to the meeting venue.
- Giadom led faction vow to obey all the resolutions agreed upon by the NEC.
One of those laying claim to the position of the acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Victor Giadom, has expressed support for the decision of the National Executive Council.
The PUNCH had earlier reported that the NEC at a virtual meeting on Thursday dissolved its National Working Committee.
Reacting to the development, Giadom promised to standby NEC’s decision, while urging all warring members of the party to sheathe their swords, as advised by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).
“My take on the outcome of today’s APC NEC meeting: I had earlier said that the collective decision of the entire NEC will prevail in today’s meeting. I also promised to stand by any decision decided.
“President Buhari, in his remarks recommend the immediate discontinuation of all pending litigations involving the party and its members; ratifying the primary election conducted in Edo State;
“Dissolving the current National Working Committee, and appointing caretaker/Extra-ordinary Convention Planning committee for the party.
“President Buhari informed NEC members that in order to return to the “winning ways’’, the APC must maintain cohesion by closing its ranks.
“The NEC meeting adopted all the recommendations by President Buhari, and appointed the Governor of Yobe State, Mallam Mai Buni, as Caretaker National Chairman, while Senator John Akpanudoede was designated Caretaker National Secretary,” he wrote via Twitter.