The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has sack of Deputy National Secretary, Victor Giadom, from the party and vowed to continue with the primary election of the party in Edo State.
The NWC at a virtual meeting attended by 16 out of 20 NWC members on Wednesday night also ratified the appointment of Deputy Chairman (South), Senator Abiola Ajimobi as Acting National Chairman. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Lanre Isa-Onilu, said the NWC approved the committees for the party’s Edo State governorship primary election scheduled for Monday and the appeal panel scheduled to sit on Wednesday. He said, "Members of the Primary Election Committee are Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma – Chairman; Sen. Ajibola Basiru (Secretary); Alh. Abdullahi Abass; Hon. Ibrahim Sabo; Hon. Ocho Obioma; Hajia Amina Lantana Muhammed and Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye. "Members of the Primary Election Appeal Committee are Prof. Mustapha Bello (Chairman); Dr. Kayode Ajulo (Secretary); Hon. Umar Ahmed; Nasiru Ibrahim Junju; and Hon. Rasaq Mahmud Bamu." Isa-Onilu also said the NWC declared the position of the Deputy National Secretary being held by Giadom vacant. He said, "The NWC took the decision having taken cognizance of the fact that Giadom had ceased to be an officer of the party at NWC level since 2018." Giadom resigned in 2018 to contest as the Deputy Governorship candidate of the APC in Rivers State.