JUST IN: Cross River APC To Get New Chairman February 24 As Party Cancels All Suspensions

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By CrossRiverWatch Admin

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has slated Wednesday, February 24, 2018 for the election of a substantive chairman for the Cross River State chapter of the party a statement signed by the publicity secretary, Mens Ikpeme said.

The party has been without a chairman since Mr. Usani Usani was appointed a minister by President Muhammadu Buhari in late 2015 with his deputy, Mr. John Ochalla taking over in acting capacity months after.

The void is said to have create disaffection among members as the race to win who installs his stooge stalled several attempts to get a substantive chairman which led to the suspension of Mr. Usania few weeks ago as well as the emergence of Mr. Etim John as a factional chairman of the party in the state.

But, a stakeholders meeting held Monday at the national headquarters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory declared all suspensions null and void and slated a date for the congress to elect a new chairman with the form valued at NGN100,000 while the position was zoned to the central senatorial district.

The meeting was presided over by the former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Segun Oni who is currently the Deputy Vice Chairman, South of the partyand announces the state secretariat of the party as venue for the congress to elect the substantive chairman.

Mr. Oni “appealed to party members to provide a level playing ground for the congress,” the APC said.

Also, he frowned at “the spate of suspension activities circulating among party members and tagged it ridiculous,” the statement read, adding that: “He declared all suspensions in the party to any person null and void.”

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