Former Bayelsa Governor Silva, Stepped Down of APC Chairmanship RaceFeatured, Latest News, News, Politics Friday, June 13th, 2014
Ahead of election of its National executive officers tonight, Former Governor of Bayelsa state, Timpriye Silva has announced his withdrawal from contesting the position of National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC). The former Governor just made the announcement at the ongoing national convention of the party going on at the eagle’s square, in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Silva conceded to another elderly party stalwart and Former Edo state Governor, Dr John Odigie Oyegun. He disclosed that his decision was hinged on the fact that his party has more dedicated people and of greater reputation.
The Ogun state Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosu in an interview commended Silva’s decision, saying his Silva’s withdrawal decision confirmed that APC was a party with people whose love and commitment are for the country and who are ready to sacrifice their treasures for peace and love to reign.
Meanwhile, accreditation for the election is ongoing at the convention venue.
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