Acting APC Chairman
Acting APC Chairman In Akwa Ibom After Okopido’s Death

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has appointed Dr Ita Udosen, as the acting APC chairman following the death of Ini Okopido.

However, news has it that the Akwa Ibom APC Chairman died in the early hours of Wednesday at the Ibom Multispecialty Hospital (IBH), Uyo.

The Akwa Ibom APC Chairman died of multiple organ failure.

“Yes, our state chairman is dead. In fact the entire APC family in the state is in deep mourning. It is a big blow to our party at all levels.

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has appointed Dr Ita Udosen, as the acting state chairman following the death of Ini Okopido.

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“Yes, our state chairman is dead. In fact the entire APC family in the state is in deep mourning. It is a big blow to our party at all levels.

“We commiserate with his wife and children over this irreplaceable loss,” a source said about the death of the APC Chairman.

Reacting Okopido’s death, APC said it late chairman was a critical partner in the ongoing reconciliation and repositioning efforts being undertaken by the Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention Planning Committee led Governor Mai Mala Buni.

However, 24-hours after Ini Okopido’s death, APC in a statement issued by the Akwa Ibom APC Publicity Secretary of APC, Nkereuwem Enyongekere, in Uyo on Thursday, announced Udosen’s appointment.

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The statement said: “Following the sudden, sad and devastating transition of our Chairman, Late Ini Okopido on Aug. 5, 2020, the State Working Committee (SWC), of our party met in an emergency session at the state party secretariat and resolved as follows: “That based on Article 14.2 Section iii of the Party’s Constitution, the Deputy Chairman of the Party, Dr Ita Udosen, should hereby assume the position of the Acting Chairman henceforth.

“With the said resolution of the SWC today, Aug. 6, 2020, Dr Ita Udosen, the State Deputy Chairman is hereby appointed the Acting State Chairman effective Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020,” it said.

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