The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has withdrawn from the party’s chairmanship race, The Cable reports.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.”
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.
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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