Cross River APC Elects Interim Excos

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APC National Leader, Chief Tom Ikimi addressing party faithfuls while Hon. Alex Irek, Minority Leader, Cross River House of Assembly and newly elected Chairman of APC State Working Committee watches
APC National Leader, Chief Tom Ikimi addressing party faithfuls while Hon. Alex Irek, Minority Leader, Cross River House of Assembly and newly elected Chairman of APC State Working Committee watches

The Cross River State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has concluded the election of its Interim Working Committee.

In an election that held on Monday in Etaval Hotel, Calabar the State Harmonisation Committee elected a former Member of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Honourable Victor Okon as the Secretary of the Interim Executive Committee with 23 votes despite the fact there was no opposition to his nomination.

Others elected were Mr. Michael Igbe, Treasurer, Apostle Ekpeyong Bassey Ayi, Publicity Secretary and Mr. Godwin Takus, Organising Secretary. The nominations of the Organising Secretary; Treasurer and Publicity Secretary were also unopposed but there was still voting.

Mr. Igbe had 22 votes; Mr. Takus had 23 votes while Apostle Ayi scored 18 votes. The State Harmonization Committee is made up of 26 people drawn from the former State and National Executive Committees of the defunct CPC, ANPP ; ACN; DPP and APGA from the State.

It also include former Governorship and Deputy Governorship candidates of the defunct ACN and CPC from the State.
The State Harmonization Committee is headed by Honourable Alex Irek who was elected the Interim State Chairman of the APC in a keenly contested election held a fortnight ago.

The State Interim Executive Committee will pilot the affairs of the Party for three months till the election of substantive State Officers in the State Congress expected to take place in March, 2014.

One of the immediate task the Interim Committee is required to embark upon is massive membership drive in the State. The registration of members of the Party is expected to commence in the last week of January, 2014.

The Interim Committee will in this regard work with the State Registration Supervisory Committee constituted by the National Secretariat of the Party.

Meanwhile the State Interim Committee will hold rallies in the three senatorial districts of the State starting with Obanliku Local Government Area on Saturday 18th January, 2014. Ikom on Sunday, 19th January 2014 and the grand finale in Calabar on a date yet to be announced.

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