Unic Press UK: The executive committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kwara state, has been dissolved, the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) said yesterday.
In a statement Monday the party’s National Chairman Adam Oshiomhole and National Secretary Mai Mala Buni said that the party took cognizance of the irregularities and the flawed process during the recent state congress in Kwara state.
The party further said that the decision to dissolve the Kwara state executive committee is pursuant to the provisions of article 13.4 (xvi) and (xvii) of the party’s Constitution.
The ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently facing a major crisis. Last week, fourteen elected Senators under the platform of the party defected to other opposition political parties, causing the APC to lose the majority control in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This week, the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, formally announced that he has resigned his membership of the troubled party.
It appears that more bigwigs in the party, including the Senate President Bukola Saraki, might soon decamp from the APC.
Saraki, who is described as the kingmaker of Kwara politics, is perceived as the target of the APC NWC decision to dissolve the executive committee of the Kwara state chapter to whittle his control of the party in the state.