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Adamawa APC crisis: Bilal dismisses sack by state exco, says, ‘I remain chairman’



Embattled Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State, Ibrahim Bilal, has dismissed his purported sack by the party excos.

Recall that about 25 fellow state excos on Monday announced the sack of Bilal.

However, Bilal in a statement Monday evening insisted that he remains the state chairman of the APC.

Twenty-five of the 36 members of the state Executive Committee had signed a petition alleging acts of corruption and ineptitude against Bilal, passing a vote of no confidence on him, and following up with the swearing in of Bilal’s deputy, Samaila Tidawus as the new chairman.

In his reaction, however, Bilal stated that, “Only the National Working Committee of the APC reserves the power in a dispute or crisis to remove an elected chairman.

“While we await the dust to settle on my purported removal as chairman, I am encouraged by the outpouring of goodwill from party stakeholders who have said that this grave desecration of the rule of law will never be allowed to prevail.

“I want to reassure our party stakeholders to disregard the actions of a motley crowd of enemies within, acting the script of the opposition to plunge the party into crisis at the verge of crucial elections

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