Chief John Odigie Oyegun
Chief John Odigie Oyegun

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has withdrawn from the party’s chairmanship race, The Cable reports.
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Oyegun on Friday, June 1, while speaking with journalists in Abuja said he will not seek re-election as national chairman of the ruling party.

Oyegun said: “I do not intend to be part of the problem for APC to solve. It is for this reason that I hereby declare that I will not be seeking reelection as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.”

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He also said “I will continue to perform my functions as the national chairman of the party till my tenure officially ends on Monday the 25th June when a new set of party executives will be inaugurated.”

previously reported that the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, shelved his ambition to run for the position again after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, April 26.

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Ejesgist Media also learned the APC governors had already informed the Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC) on the plan of President Buhari to support the national chairmanship ambition of a former governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, at a meeting held at the party secretariat last Wednesday, April 25.

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