), set up the caretaker committee and appointed the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, to head the committee. Few hours after the dissolution, 18 members of the NWC loyal to Oshiomhole said in a statement that the NEC meeting was illegal. Eta, who was initially the National Vice Chairman, South-South, had emerged as the acting National Chairman of the party following the inability of the then National Vice Chairman, South, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to assume the position. The caretaker committee was represented by a member, Professor Tahir Mamman (SAN). “In attendance, we have the representative of the Caretaker Committee in person of Professor Tahir Mamman, who we deliberated intensively with and he gave us all the legal efforts made to harmonise and streamline the transition processes of the caretaker committee.
Source: Punch November 28, 2020 01:30 UTC