Hours after Oshiomhole's suspension, the APC has announced new NWC members - The NWC approved the nominations of Abiola Ajimobi as the deputy national chairman (South) and Paul Chukwuma as the national auditor - Waziri Bulama's nomination as the party’s acting national secretary was also approved by the NWC Shortly after the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole, the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the nomination of Waziri Bulama as the party’s acting national secretary. The Nation reports that the committee also approved the nominations of Abiola Ajimobi as the deputy national chairman (South) and Paul Chukwuma as the national auditor. 

Ajimobi, the new deputy national chairman of the APC (South), is the immediate past governor of Oyo state Source: Twitter Also on the same development, Premium Times reports that the deputy national chairman of the party in the northeast, Salihu Mustapha, raised questioned the nomination of Waziri as the party’s acting national secretary. 

He alleged that a meeting held to determine who would occupy the position ended without any decision. However, the statement by Issa-Onilu said the decision to appoint Waziri as the party’s national secretary by the NWC was reached in January during the meeting of the NWC.

Following the development, the (former) acting national secretary of the APC, Chief Victor Giadom, has said the ruling party will respect the court order suspending Oshiomhole. 

Simon Egbebulem, chief press secretary to Oshiomhole said the chairman has filed for a stay of execution and appealed the ruling. He also added that the legal team of Oshiomhole is studying the matter. 

Oshiomhole's suspension, as expected, has sparked up heated arguments and reactions from Nigerians on social media.

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