The Deputy National Chairman (North) of the All Progressives Party (APC) Senator Abubakar Kyari, has taken over the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling party.
The development confirms the widely reported resignation of the National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu at the weekend.
Adamu submitted his resignation together with that of the National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore.
On Monday at 10:40 am, the Deputy National Chairman convened a meeting in his office with a group of seven additional NWC members.
According to reports, the National Chairman’s designated parking space was occupied by the Deputy National Chairman’s official vehicle.
However, around 11:20 am, the National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore, arrived at the secretariat and joined others in the meeting.
Kyari came in with the Deputy National Chairman (South) Emma Enukwu; National Vice Chairman (North West) Salihu Lukman; National Vice Chairman (North East) Salihu Mustapha; National Vice Chairman (North Central) Muazu Bawa; National Vice Chairman(South West) Issacs Kekemeke; National Vice Chairman (South East) Ejoroma Arodiogu and the Deputy National Secretary, Barrister Festus Fuanter