The National Working Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday announced the dissolution of its Kwara State Executive.
The executive is suspected to be loyal to Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, who are belived to be perfecting plans to defect from the APC, on which platform they were both elected.
Recall that the dissolved party leaders had earlier this month, restated their loyalty to the Senate President.
APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, announced the dissolution in a jointly signed resolution after a meeting of the NWC on Monday.
According to the resolution, a caretaker committee to be led by Bashir Bolarinwa shall be appointed to head the Kwara State executive committee of the party, with immediate effect and that caretaker committees would be constituted in the wards and local government areas of the state.
The statement read in part: “The NWC at its meeting of 30th July, 2018, examined the unfolding developments within the party in Kwara State, specifically, the irregularities that characterised the conduct and outcome of the congresses that produced the leadership of the party at all levels.
“The committee also reviewed the actions of some of the leaders of the party that emerged from the above congresses, who participated in an open rally calling on the Senate President to decamp to the PDP,” the resolution said.
It added that after a careful and exhaustive deliberation on the issues and other developments in the chapter, the NWC invoked its constitutional power to dissolve all the state’s organs, pursuant to the provisions of article 13.4 (xvi) and (xvii) of the party’s Constitution.