We eliminated Omoyele Sowore as Nationwide Chairman for corruption – AAC opens up, explains subsequent motion
Wale Odunsi Wale Odunsi
African Motion Congress (AAC) Nationwide Government Committee (NEC) has defined that it eliminated Omoyele Sowore as Nationwide Chairman of the celebration for alleged corruption.
The celebration additionally confirmed the set up of Dr. Leonard Nzenwa because the Performing Nationwide Chairman.
Comrade Oladele Ade, Performing Director Communication, in an announcement mentioned Dr Nzenwa was till March 27 the Nationwide Secretary of the celebration.
The celebration recalled that at its second NEC assembly in Abuja, it suspended Sowore and 9 different NEC members of the celebration for alleged corruption and anti-party actions.
It mentioned: “NEC had in a letter inviting the previous Nationwide Chairman of the celebration dated March 13, 2019 accused him of misappropriation of funds and failure to adjust to the statutory necessities of the celebration to carry NEC assembly over an extended time frame.
“The celebration within the mentioned seven day discover requested him to look earlier than the NEC to clear himself of the mentioned allegation.
“The discover of seven day summon was in accordance with article 51 (i) (ii) and Article 52 (n) of the celebration structure.
Sowore was alleged to have loved “influx of overseas funds into the celebration and retaining similar personally in contravention of part 225, (3) (4) of the 1999 structure.”
“The celebration management had additionally in a letter to the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) dated April 25 confirmed the suspension of Mr. Omoyele Sowore and 9 others in accordance with Article 52 (okay) of the celebration.
“The celebration has, subsequently, requested INEC and another individuals or group of individuals to, henceforth, recognise Dr. Nzenwa as its Performing Nationwide Chairman.
“The Performing Nationwide Chairman of the celebration and different members of the brand new NEC have been sworn in right now 13th Might, 2019 on the third NEC assembly of the celebration.
The Performing Nationwide Chairman in a comment shortly after his inauguration nevertheless prolonged the olive department to the previous nationwide chairman of the celebration and different suspended members.
“I hereby urge the previous Nationwide Chairman of our nice celebration and others to see the change of guard as a well timed motion taken in the most effective curiosity of the celebration. ”
He mentioned the celebration would now not tolerate indiscipline, corruption and another anti-party actions by members. Dr. Nzenwa assured that his new group would reposition the celebration for higher Electoral fortunes including that ” it’ll now not be enterprise as traditional”
He regretted the massive set again the poor management of the small cabal led by Mr. Sowore might have induced the celebration. Dr Nzenwa promised to run a clear, and outcome oriented administration.
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Tags: AAC, corruption, Nationwide Chairman, Omoyele Sowore
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