Edo APC Officials Lifts Oshiomhole’s Suspension
Some officials of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Etsako West Ward 10 have announced the lifting of the suspension imposed on the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole.
Hilliard Eta, the National Vice Chairman of the ruling party, (South South) announced this at a briefing in Abuja, on Saturday, June 20, 2020.
Hilliard said, “Let me say that 17 out of 26 members have signed this resolution. Let me also say that in matters of this nature, our constitution provides for only a simple majority and 17 out of 26 is indeed more than a simple majority.
“So, we want to use this opportunity to thank Etsako West Ward 10 for what they have done. History will be on your side.
“I am also in receipt of the acceptance and ratification of that resolution by the Etsako West LGA executive dated the 9th of June 2020 and signed by the Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Akokia and the Secretary, Hon. Dauda Ahmed.
“I am also in receipt of further ratification by the state executive committee of the APC in Edo state signed by Col. David Imuse (retd), the acting state Chairman and Lawrence O. Oka, state Secretary.”
The ward secretary briefed reporters a day after the Chairman of Etsako West Ward 10, Mr Stephen Oshawo, announced that Oshiomhole remained suspended.
Despite the defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oshawo insisted on Friday that the officials that took the decision to suspend the national chairman would not leave the party.
Read the resolution of the party’s ward officials below:
RESOLUTION OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF APC WARD 10 ETSAKO-WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA AT A MEETING HELD ON 4TH JUNE 2020 AT THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS SECRETARIAT APANA-UZAIRUE EDO STATE
We the undersigned, being the Executive Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ward 10 Eisako West L.G.A, Edo State having met today 4/ 6/2020 affirm the following positions
That we have reviewed the circumstances leading to the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and found no merit in the allegation or processes employed.
We hereby lift the suspension placed on Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by the Ward.
We call on all organs of our great party to restore all rights and privileges of membership to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.