• Monday, July 22, 2024
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APC lifts suspension on Akeredolu, Okorocha, Amosun, others


The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lifted the suspension on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Rochas Okorocha, former Imo State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, former Ogun State Governor, Osita Okechukwu, former Director-General, Voice of Nigeria and Usani Uguru-Usani, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs.

These party leaders were suspended by the Adams Oshimhole-led NWC of the APC for alleged anti-party activities during the February-March general elections.

Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary who made the party’s decision known in a statement after the NWC’s meeting on Monday, said the action was in line with the party’s deliberate policy of fairness and actions targeted at ensuring harmony within the party across the country.

Issa-Onilu stressed that through the suspension, the party had shown the capacity and willingness to implement its own rules and enforce discipline when there is an infraction.

According to him, the party has also shown that no individual was above discipline and that the party would always apply equity and justice in the day to day running of the party.

“We hope the concerned party members will seize this opportunity to fully reconcile themselves with their ward, local government, and state party structures, key into the party activities, and continue to make their own contributions to the growth and stability of the party

“We urge them to also take steps to reconcile with groups and individuals that are important to ensuring a lasting solution to any conflict that may exist in their respective states”, the APC Spokesman added.