The former governor of Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Adamu, has emerged as the new national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the national convention held yesterday at Eagles Square, Abuja. He was announced as the successor of Adams Oshiomole as the new leader of the party after the ratifications of the national convention of the party held yesterday.
Adamu was not initially one of those politicians that expressed interest to become the next national chairman of the party from the onset. The insistent of some governors and the president himself made other people to back out for Abdullahi Adamu yesterday as he emerged as the national chairman of the party. Adamu will not be leading the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party ahead of 2023.
It was not only Adamu that emerged as the national chairman of the party. Other politicians that got enlisted into the Unity List of the party which was prepared by the stakeholders of the party also featured as members of the newly elected national leaders of the party.
Apart from Adamu who emerged as the national chairman, the former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore was also declared as the national secretary of the party despite the fact that some people had previously opposed him at the state level.
These are the members of the party elected yesterday: El-Marzuk (National Legal Adviser), Uguru Ofoke (National Treasurer), Bashir Gumel (Financial Secretary), Suleiman Argungu (National Organising Secretary), Beta Edu (National Woman Leader), Abdullahi Israel (National Youth Leader), Tolu Bankole (Special Persons Leader), F.N Nwosu (National Welfare Secretary), Felix Morka (National Publicity Secretary), Abubakar Maikafi (National Auditor), Bashir Gumel (National Financial Secretary), Ibrahim Salawu (Deputy National Legal Adviser) and Omorede Osifo (Deputy National Treasurer).