BREAKING: Buhari suspends NEC Meeting, as Appeal Court returns Oshiomhole as APC Chairman

An appeal court sitting in Abuja this evening set aside a ruling of FCT High Court suspending the APC National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from performing his duties.

The panel headed by Justice Idris which commenced sitting by 4:00pm on Monday, in a unanimous decision agreed with the appellant that the suspension was unlawful.

Consequent upon this ruling vacating the FCT High court order, Comr. Oshiomhole remains the authentic, legal and solid National Chairman of the APC and any purported NEC Meeting planned to be held tomorrow by some suspected anti-party members is automatically unknown to law and contemptuous if they insist otherwise due to their professional career in ignorance.

We appreciate God for making us triumph over the plans of the evil ones. We thank all those who stood by us during the time of this travails. Together we can move APC forward.

BUHARI, GOVERNORS SUSPEND APC NEC

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) National Executive Council (NEC) meeting slated for Tuesday has been suspended indefinitely.

The suspension of the NEC was one of the agreements reached during the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and Governors on the platform known as the Progressive Governors’Forum (PGF) at the State House today.

The postponement is indefinite, The PUNCH reports.

According to the Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum, Mr Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu, who spoke with reporters after the meeting, the governors urged the retired major general to support the postponement until they were able to resolve the issues in the party.

When asked whether Buhari approved the postponement, Atiku-Bagudu replied, “Yes, the President did. He is very happy!”

The governors in attendance were those of Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Kwara, Kano, Nasarawa, Edo, Kebbi, Jigawa, Gombe, Borno, Niger, Plateau, Lagos, Katsina, and Imo States.

The governors absent were those of Kaduna, Ekiti, Yobe, and Kogi States.

Source: the Nation

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