Comrade Adams Oshiomhole officially takes over as APC chairman


The new national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has officially taken over from the former chairman, John Oyegun with a promise to institutionalize internal democracy within the party as well as assuring the staff of an improved welfare package.

Oshiomhole arrived the party national Secretariat at about 1.15pm to the waiting arms of party supporters and staff.

Oshiomhole was initially expected to assume his new position on Monday after being sworn in on Sunday evening, but the decision was differed to Tuesday to enable the former Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun to tidy up his hand over notes.

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) led by its President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba and a deputy President of Congress, Comrade Najeem Yasin were at the Secretariat to show solidarity with Oshiomhole who is also a former President of the Congress.