APC: Appeal committee affirms Osun congress

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The Appeal Committee, set up to look into complaints from the recently held state congress the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun, has affirmed the of the elected executives.

The Chairman of the five-man Appeal Committee, Amb. Obed Wadzani, stated this during at a news briefing at the state secretariat on Sunday in Osogbo.

The state congress held on Oct. 16.

Wadzani said that despite reports of a parallel state congress, the appeal panel did not receive any petition or appeal since its inauguration on Oct. 21 by the national leadership of the at the National Secretariat, Abuja.

He explained that the decision of the panel to affirm the results of the state congress conducted and supervised by the Gbenga Elegbeleye-led state congress committee was taken in the absence of any petition or appeal.

“We are here on the mandate of the national leadership of the in Abuja, and this press briefing is to inform you of the purpose why we are here.

“We are here as the members of the Appeal Committee from the national level and I can tell you that there is no appeal or petition whatsoever since the inauguration of the panel.

“Therefore, I will like to take this opportunity to congratulate Mr Gboyega Famodun, State Chairman-elect and all his for this wonderful work they have been doing. They have done excellently well,“ he said.

Earlier in his remarks, the State Chairman-elect, Famodun, promised to put in place workable mechanism that would the unity and togetherness among members and loyalists of the party.

Famodun, who expressed his readiness to embark on immediate reconciliatory process to reunite aggrieved members of the party, said no effort would be spared to collectively return Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola to office for a second term.

According to Famodun, the perceived aggrieved members of the are a pressure group, who wants one thing or the other but with the steps that will be taken, they will come back and we will remain one family.