BREAKING: As APC crisis gets tough, President Tinubu returns to Nigeria

Jul 17, 2023 | Uncategorized


  • President Bola Tinubu has returned to the federal capital territory (FCT) from his official trip to Kenya
  • The president returned to the country amid a heightened crisis rocking the APC as the national chairman of his party, Abdullahi Adamu, resigned
  • Adamu’s resignation also followed by the resignation of the APC’s national secretary, Iyiola Omisore

FCT, AbujaPresident Bola Tinubu has returned to Nigeria from Kenya amid heightened tension within the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The president’s return to the country was disclosed in a tweet by Tinubu/Shettima Media Support (TMS) on Monday, July 17.

President Bola Tinubu/APC/Abdullahi Adamu/Iyiola Omisore/Presidency
Tinubu returns to Nigeria as APC crisis gets tougher
Photo Credit: @TinubuMediaS
Source: Twitter

Tinubu returns to Nigeria from Kenya

The tweet reads:

“President Bola Ahmed Tinubu returns from Kenya after participating in the 5th Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the AU.”

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The return of President Tinubu to Nigeria came at a time when the ruling party confirmed Abdullahi Adamu’s resignation as the party’s national chairman.

Senator Abubakar Kyari, the Deputy National Chairman (North) of the APC, replaced Adamu as the party’s acting national chairman.

Adamu, a trusted ally of former President Muhammadu Buhari, was said to have been forced to resign his position in the party on Sunday, July 16.

How Adamu, Omisore resign from APC executive

According to several reports, the former Nasarawa governor handed his resignation letter to the chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum and Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma.

Uzodinma was reported to have submitted to resignation letter to the office of President Tinubu’s chief of staff, Femi Gbajabiamila.

Similarly, the national secretary of the party, Iyiola Omisore, was said to have resigned from his position alongside Adamu.

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Both Adamu and Omisore have been accused of running the party without following the due processes, even among members of the national working committees.

See the tweet here:

Dariye, others who served as governors with Tinubu but have been convicted

Legit.ng earlier reported that President Bola Tinubu meeting with his 1999 class of governors on Wednesday, July 12, at the presidential villa was an eye-opening moment into what has happened to some part of them in the last two decades since they were first sworn in.

The former governors were the first set of elected state executives on the return of democracy to the country in 1999 after 16 years of military rule in Nigeria.

Source: Legit.ng



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