The Governor Buni-led caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reached out to the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the latest development in the ruling party, particularly the change of leadership.
The party through the newly constituted caretaker committee informed the electoral body of the composition of a 13-man committee now running the affairs of the party.
The party also wrote the electoral body to notified it of plans to conduct the Ondo governorship primary election on 20th July, 2020.
According to the Nation, The letter on the Composition of National Caretaker Committee of APC dated 25th June was signed by the Committee Chairman, Governor Mai Mala Buni.
The letter reads: “I wish to please inform your Commission that, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of our great Party at its 8th resumed meeting on Thursday, 25th June, 2020 approved the immediate dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC).
“The Nationai Executive Committee also constituted a National Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee with the following as members: Governor Mai Mala Buni (Yobe) Chairman,
Governor Isiaka Oyelola (South West) Member,
Governor. Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello (N/C) Member,
Sen. Ken Nnamani (South East) Member
Sen. Abubakar Yusuf (Senate Rep.) Member,
Hon. Akinyemi Olaide (Reps.) Member and
Mrs. Stella Oketete (Women Representative) member.
Other members are Dr. James Lalu (Physically Challenged) Member,
Chief David Lyon (South South) Member,
Sen Abba Ali (North/west) Member,
Prof. Tahir Mamman (North/East) Member,
Barr. Ismail Ahmed (Youth) Member and
Sen. John J. Akpan Udoedeghe, Member/Secretary.
On the notice of conduct of Governorship Primary in Ondo, the party in the letter jointly signed by the caretaker committee chairman and the secretary, Sen. John J. Akpan Udoedeghe notified the electoral body of it’s plan to hold our Party’s Primary Election In respect of, Ondo State Governorship Election on 20th July, 2020.
The letter then inivited the electoral body to monitor the exercise.