BREAKING: APC bows to pressure, removes Uzodimma as Edo gov primary chair, announces new appointment

2024-02-21 18:13:25

Legit.ng - Nigeria news.

Benin City, Edo state - The All Progressives Congress (APC) has removed Governor Hope Uzodimma as the chairman of the elections committee.

Legit.ng reports that this follows the controversy that trailed Saturday', February, 17, governorship primary in Edo state.

The Imo state governor was replaced with his counterpart from Cross River state, Bassey Otu, who was formerly the deputy chairman of the seven-member committee.

Legit.ng reports that the Imo governor's removal was disclosed in a statement issued on Wednesday, February 21, by the APC national organising secretary, Sulaiman Argungu.

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