August 15, 2018

Odigie-Oyegun’s tenure extension can’t stand, says President Buhari (Guardian)

Odigie-Oyegun’s tenure extension can’t stand, says President Buhari (Guardian)

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared as unconstitutional the recent decision by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to extend the tenure of the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC).

The president’s position took the NWC and the 36 state chairmen of the party, who were beneficiaries of the controversial decision, by surprise at the start of the NEC meeting yesterday at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.

Also in attendance were the 24 state governors of the party and select national assembly members. But the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara were conspicuously absent from the meeting which started around 10:40 a.m. Read more

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