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Cracks in APC over Lai Mohammed’s replacement

12 January 2016, 20:37

Abuja - A big crack has emerged within the ranks of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress over who should speak on behalf of the party, reports NewsDay.

The position of the spokesperson became vacant following the appointment of Lai Mohammed as the Minister of Information in November 2015.

After Mohammed’s exit, the APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun had said that he and the National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, would be speaking on behalf of the party.

Also read: Three jostle to replace Mohammed as APC’s spokesperson

But the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Timi Frank has accused  Oyegun and Buni of breaching the party’s constitution by taking over functions assigned to his office.

He said he should have been appointed the acting National Publicity Secretary of the party after Mohammed's exit.

Frank said he has written the party’s leadership to allow him exercise his duties.

He noted that if the party does not recognised his office as deputy spokesperson, then the party should scrap the office. including that of Vice President, Deputy Senate President and Deputy Speaker

Read more at NewsDay.

- News 24


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