Breaking: APC Picks Former Attorney General To Replace Giadom
A former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Worgu Boms, has recommended by the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) in River State to fill the vacant post of the Deputy National Secretary of the party.
Naija News reports that the former Attorney General is to replace Victor Giadom, who resigned in 2018 to contest the 2019 governorship election as a running mate.
This online news platform understands that the decision of the APC was announced at a briefing held at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital by Hilliard Eta, the APC National Vice Chairman (South-South).
His words: “You are aware that on Friday, a competent court of jurisdiction declared Chief Victor Giadom as not being a member of the National Working Committee (NWC) and should never parade himself as such.
“Even before then, there was a resolution by the NWC asking the South South zone of the party which I head to transmit a name for his replacement or filling of the vacancy made possible by his resignation to contest as Deputy Governorship Candidate of our party in Rivers state.
“I want to announce to the world that I am in receipt of the name of a distinguished member of this party from Rivers state to the Zone for ratification in the person of Worgu Boms Esq, a former Attorney General of Rivers state.
“His name has been transmitted to my good office and I want to announce that in the earliest time possible, the south South zonal executive committee will meet and ratify that name and send same to the NWC of our great party”.
In a related development, the Executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ward 10 Estako West local government area of Edo, southern Nigeria, have lifted the suspension order on the National Chairman of the ruling party, Adams Oshiomhole.