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Oyegun formally quits as APC Chairman

By Tony Akowe, Abuja on 26/06/2018

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•Former APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun
•Former APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun

The new national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has officially taken over from the former chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun with a promise to institutionalise internal democracy with the party, assuring the staff of an improved welfare package.

Oshiomhole arrived the party national Secretariat at about 1.15pm dressed in his traditional brown safari suit to the waiting arms of party supporters and staff.

Oshiomhole was initially expected to assume his new position on Monday after being sworn in on Sunday evening, but the decision was differed to Tuesday to enable the former Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun to tidy up his hand over notes.
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The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) led by its President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba and a deputy President of Congress, Comrade Najeem Yasin were at the Secretariat to show solidarity with Oshiomhole who is also a former President of the Congress.

The official handover ceremony began at about 1.52pm with the national anthem and an opening prayer by Senator Oloronibe Mamora following the arrival of the former National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun. (The Nation)


Source News Express

Posted 26/06/2018 7:46:28 PM





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