Police take over Labour Party’s secretariat

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Officers of the Nigeria Police Force have taken over the Labour Party’s national secretariat in Abuja.

On Thursday, seven members of the National Working Committee, NWC, installed the National Vice-Chairman (South), Lamidi Bashir Apapa, as the party’s acting chairman.

 

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Julius Abure, the suspended chairman, was replaced by Apapa.

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Apapa stated after an emergency meeting that the NWC members acted on the decision of an Abuja High Court, which barred Abure from parading himself as the LP’s National Chairman.

 

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Apart from Abure, the court also restrained the National Secretary, Umar Farouk Ibrahim, the National Treasurer, Oluchi Opara, and the National Organising Secretary, Clement Ojukwu.

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Apapa told journalists that the NWC also reviewed the suspension of party members and exco members who had previously been suspended by the party leadership.

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