THE National Working Committee(NWC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC) has affirmed Abiola Ajimobi, a former governor of Oyo State as its acting national chairman.
Ajimobi was National Deputy Chairman South until his appointment and affirmation by the NWC.
Rising from its 45th emergency meeting, which had 15 of the 21 NWC members in attendance, the committee affirmed the leadership of Ajimobi.
Hilary Eta, National Vice Chairman, South South,, who was elected to chair the meeting, announced the seven- man Edo State Governorship Election Panel to conduct the June 22 primary.
The Commitee also appointed Governor Hope Uzodima of Imo State as the chairman of the panel while Ajibola Bashiru will serve as panel secretary.
It announced the composition of a five-man Election Appeal Panel headed by Prof. Mustapha Bello and Dr. Kayode Ajulo as the secretary of the panel.
Eta also said Hon Victor Giadom has ceased to be a member of the NWC having resigned to contest for Deputy Governorship of Rivers State during the last general elections.