Leaders and executives of Ward 10 in Etsako LG of Edo state of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have denounced the suspension of the former National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole.
National Vice Chairman of the ruling party, (South South), Hilliard Eta, made this known during a briefing in Abuja, on Saturday, June 20, 2020.
Eta said, “Let me say that 17 out of 26 members have signed this resolution. Let me also say that in matters of this nature, our constitution provides for only a simple majority and 17 out of 26 is indeed more than a simple majority.
“So, we want to use this opportunity to thank Etsako West Ward 10 for what they have done. History will be on your side.
“I am also in receipt of the acceptance and ratification of that resolution by the Etsako West LGA executive dated the 9th of June 2020 and signed by the Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Akokia and the Secretary, Hon. Dauda Ahmed.
“I am also in receipt of further ratification by the state executive committee of the APC in Edo state signed by Col. David Imuse (retd), the acting state Chairman and Lawrence O. Oka, state Secretary.”
Speaking also at the briefing, was the Ward’s Secretary, Emuakemeh Sule, who said the ward did not stand in partnership to the injustice done to Oshiomhole by suspension.He said, “We the undersigned, being the executive committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ward 10 Etsako West L.G.A, Edo state having met today 4/6/2020 to affirm the following positions.
“That we have reviewed the circumstances leading to the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and found no merit in the allegation or processes employed.
“We hereby lift the suspension placed on Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by the Ward. We call on all organs of our great party to restore all rights and privileges of membership to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.”Photo Credit: Twitter