Omisore Submits Nomination Form For APC National Secretary Slot
Former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, on Friday submitted his nomination form pursuant to his aspiration to clinch the position of the national secretary of the party at its forthcoming national convention. He told newsmen after making the submission that his aim was to help to further make the APC a people-driven political party where every member would be recognised and respected for their many roles and aid the growth and development of the party from the grassroots.
He urged all party faithful to make the convention date a remarkable one by supporting him to reposition the party through his long years of political experience.
Akpanudoedehe remains APC National Secretary as Buni continues reconciliation
The National Secretary of the party, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, returned to his seat on Friday.
His appearance at the party’s national secretariat removed all doubts over speculation that the Niger State governor and acting chairman of the party’s caretaker committee, Abubakar Sani Bello, sacked the former as national secretary.
The committee, chaired by the Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni, said in line with President Buhari’s directive, Akpanudoedehe remained the party’s national secretary. In an interview with newsmen on Friday, Akpanudoedehe confirmed that he remained the party’s National Secretary, noting that President Buhari’s directive that status quo ante be maintained solidified that position.
He said: “Our chairman (Buni) cannot go against the instruction of the President. In his last letter, the President has given the directive that the status quo ante should remain. The chairman is a very brilliant man. He respects the President and will not go against that.
“I am the National Secretary of the APC and the constitution is very clear on that. The INEC has said that for you to sack any of us, you need 21 days notice. I want to also thank the APC for giving content to media houses to sell their papers. We have promoted your economy in the last month.
“I should be celebrated for standing with the chairman. We should celebrate loyalty, integrity. Why would I be punished for standing with the chairman? It is a virtue. So, nothing has changed in the APC. I remain the National Secretary and reconciliation efforts are ongoing. It is one party.”