The Nationwide Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the report of an emergency assembly of the celebration’s Nationwide Govt Committee.
In line with a press release on Saturday, the celebration famous that the mentioned assembly was scheduled to carry on March 17.
The assertion collectively signed by three APC chieftains Babatunde Ogala (Nationwide Authorized Adviser), Lanre Issa-Onilu (Nationwide Publicity Secretary), and Waziri Bulama (Nationwide Secretary), mentioned the invitation was credited to the celebration’s Deputy Nationwide Secretary, Victor Giadom.
It, nevertheless, acknowledged the situations for which a nationwide govt committee assembly could possibly be convened as offered by Article 25(B)(i) and (ii) of the APC Structure.
“The Nationwide Govt Committee shall meet each quarter and or at any time determined by the Nationwide Chairman or on the request made in writing by not less than two-thirds of the members of the Nationwide Govt Committee offered that not lower than fourteen days’ discover is given for the assembly to be summoned.
“With out prejudice to Article 25(B)(i) of this Structure, the Nationwide Working Committee might summon an emergency Nationwide Govt Committee assembly at any time, offered that not less than seven days’ discover of the assembly shall be given to all these entitled to attend,” the assertion mentioned.
The APC chieftains confused that neither the nationwide chairman nor the decision of two-thirds of members of the Nationwide Govt Committee has directed nor made any request to summon a such a gathering.
In line with them, Giadom isn’t vested with any constitutional powers to convene any assembly of the Nationwide Govt Committee, neither has he been so directed by the nationwide chairman.
“The Nationwide Working Committee, due to this fact, disassociates itself from the mentioned unlawful and unauthorised discover of assembly of the Nationwide Govt Committee.
“Members of the Nationwide Govt Committee and the totality of the members of our nice celebration are, due to this fact, requested to disregard the mentioned discover and/or invitation as a product of mischief that shouldn’t be given any probative worth.
“The Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) shall proceed to guard our Structure and convene its conferences and the Nationwide Govt Committee conferences, in accordance with the provisions of the Celebration Structure,” the assertion added.