National Working Committee (NWC), has confirmed the resignation of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and the National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore

The announcement was made at the end of the NWC meeting in Abuja today, Monday, July 17.

The acting National Chairman of the party, Senator Abubakar Kyari, who confirmed Adamu’s resignation, said the National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore, also resigned.

Kyari said he has taken over as acting chairman while Deputy National Secretary, Barrister Festus Fuanter, takes over as acting Secretary.

The meeting also announced the postponement of the National Caucus and National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings slated for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Seventeen members of the committee were in attendance with only National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka and the National Women Leader, Dr Betta Edu absent after due permission.

Senator Adamu didn’t not attend the meeting. Omisore who was present was locked out.

Senator Abubakar Kyari, the new APC National Chairman, who was born on January 1, 1960 to late Brigadier Abba Kyari, former military administrator of North Central State from 1967 to 1975, was educated in both Nigeria and United States of America.

He obtained a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in Economics from the University of Tennessee, in 1986 and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with emphasis on Finance from Webster University, St. Louis Missouri, USA in 1989.

He was elected Senator in 2015 representing Borno North Senatorial zone on the platform of the APC.

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