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Despite Buhari's Rejection, Oyegun's Tenure Extension Still Stands - APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s position rejecting the tenure extension of the party’s national working committee (NWC) led by its chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun has not changed anything within the party as the extension still stands.

According to the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abudullahi in an interview with Daily Independent, said the president only expressed his personal opinion on the issue which cannot be taken as the position of the National Executive Council (NEC) which approved the extension in the first place.

He said until the party’s NEC reverses itself, the extension still stands.

“The president’s position has not changed the position of NEC. NEC has not reversed itself on the tenure extension. The decision of the NEC on the one-year tenure extension still stands”.

“The president is not NEC. The NEC will have to reverse itself but right now, it has not done that. So, the tenure extension still stands” he said.