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Ganduje inaugurates Wike’s ally, others as Rivers APC exco


ABDULLAHI GANDUJEThe National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress on Friday swore in members of the new caretaker committee appointed to replace the dissolved Rivers State chapter of the party.

The inauguration, which took place at the national headquarters of the APC in Abuja by 12.30pm, had National Chairman of APC, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje; Vice Chairman for South-South, Victor Giadom, and members of the NWC in attendance.

The event came two days after the APC NWC officially announced the dissolution of the former state excos to pave the way for the ad hoc committee that would oversee the conduct of a congress to elect new state executive members.

The dissolution was announced at the party secretariat by the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Felix Morka, on Wednesday.

Morka, who was flanked by Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Duro Ladipo, disclosed that Chief Tony Okocha, an ally of Wike had been chosen as the Chairman and Eric Nwibani as the Secretary of the seven-man caretaker committee.

Other members include Chibuike Ikenga, Prince Stephen Abolo, Silvester Vidin, Senibo Karibi Dan-Jumbo and Miss Darling Amadi.

Addressing the newly sworn-in officers after the oath-taking ceremony, Ganduje read the riots act to them, saying they should prepare themselves for the arduous task of reconciling factions and members who had left the party.

The APC national chairman also charged them to the use the six-month duration to create an enabling environment for the congress that will usher in leadership at all levels.

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