- A new 35-member State Executive Council has been adopted and inaugurated by the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti state
- Paul Omotoso, the immediate past state secretary of the party, emerged as its new state chairman
- The new state chairman pledged towards repositioning the party for greater results
The All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti state on has adopted and inaugurated a new 35-member State Executive Council.
The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that an immediate past state Secretary of the party, Paul Omotoso, emerged as its new state Chairman.
The adoption and inauguration of the new exco was held at a marathon stakeholders’ meeting at Iyin Ekiti, hometown of former state governor and current National Deputy Chairman, (South) of the party, Chief Niyi Adebayo.
This came after a motion moved by a former Senator, chief Ayo Arise and seconded by a former Minister of State for Works, Dayo Adeyeye.
Present at the forum included the Chairman of the local organising committee for the congress and Deputy-Governor-elect in Ekiti, chief Bisi Egbeyemi, INEC officials and APC leaders across the state.
NAN reports that a former Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Ahamad Muhammad, led a team of national delegation at the event.
Among the new state officers are Sola Elesin as Deputy Chairman, Ogunsakin Kayode as state secretary and Ade Ajayi as the new Public Relations Officer, (PRO) among others.
In an acceptance speech, the new state chairman pledged to be above board and work towards repositioning the party for greater results.
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Legit.ng previously reported that Governor Ayo Fayose claimed that the people of Ekiti state are in pain over the victory achieved by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election.
Fayose alleged that the APC stole the mandate belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) claiming that the opposition cannot celebrate the victory.
He assured that the Election Petition Tribunal would give the mandate to the PDP candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, urging party faithful to remain calm as it launches a legal battle to claim the governorship seat from the APC.
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