APC lifts Akeredolu, Amosun, Okorocha, others’ suspension


The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday recalled Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Director- General of Voice of Nigeria (VON, Mr. Osita Okechukwu and former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani to the party.

In the frenzy of the 2019 general election, the five men were suspended by APC for anti-party anti-party activities.

Announcing the development via a statement released by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the party said the decision was part of its deliberate policy of fairness and actions targeted at ensuring harmony within the party across the country.

The statement said: “Through the suspension, our party has shown the capacity and willingness to implement its own rules and enforce discipline when there is an infraction. We have also shown that no individual is above discipline and that the party would always apply equity and justice in the day to day running of the party.

“We hope the concerned party members will seize this opportunity to fully reconcile themselves with their ward, local government, and state party structures, key into the party activities, and continue to make their own contributions to the growth and stability of the party “We urge them to also take steps to reconcile with groups and individuals that are important to ensuring a lasting solution to any conflict that may exist in their respective states.”


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