Abuja - With the Senate clearance of the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC,) Lai Mohammed as a minister, the jostle for his job has started, reports NewsDay.
Three chieftains of the party have begun subtle campaigns to succeed him as there is nothing on ground to show that the Deputy Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, will step into Mohammed’s shoes.
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The chieftains are Sola Lawal, the Publicity Secretary of the Ogun State chapter of the party, his Lagos State counterpart, Joe Igbokwe, and spokesperson for the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, (CPC), Rotimi Fasakin.
The party’s hierarchy is uncomfortable with Frank who had in the past viciously rebelled against the mainstream of the party.
At the height of the party’s crisis over the emergence of the leadership of the National Assembly, Frank had called for the resignation of party’s Chairman, Odigie-Oyegun for supposedly mishandling the affair and also slammed Mohammed.
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- News 24