The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has said he did not approve the statement issued on his behalf by his media aide which accused some unnamed aggrieved members of the party of plotting a vote of no confidence on him.
Oshiomole’s media aide, Simon Egbebulem on Sunday 21 October stated that some members who were not happy with the reforms being carried out within the party by the current National Working Committee were plotting Oshiomhole’s removal as Chairman.
“These influential stakeholders, according to the grapevine, have begun to mobilise to pass a no-confidence vote in the leadership of Oshiomhole, having failed to impose their preferred candidates on the party in the nomination process,” Oshiomole’s media aide Simon Egbebulem said on Sunday.
Barely 24 hours after Egbebulem statement, Oshiomhole, through the same spokesman, said the Sunday statement did not mirror the reality in the party.
Egbebulem who is Oshiomhole’s Chief Press Secretary has also apologised for issuing the statement without the permission his principal.
“On Sunday, October 21, 2018, I issued a statement on alleged plans by some stakeholders to move against the leadership of the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole led All Progressives Congress (APC),” Oshiomole’s media aide Egbebulem said in a statement. Read more