The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissolved the Gombe State executive committee of party.
The party’s National Secretary, Mai Bala Buni, revealed this at the party’s national secretariat, in Abuja, on Thursday.
A statement signed by Buni noted that the NWC took the decision following the “irreconcilable differences” in the top hierarchy of the state chapter.
He said the situation led to the factionalisation of the state chapter as contained in testimonies received from members of the State Executive Committee.
The statement read in part:
“The National Working Committee of our Party in exercise of its powers contained in Article 13.4 (xvi & xvii) of the Party’s Constitution resolves as follows:
“1. Accept the resignation of Mr. Karu Ishaya and Mr. Sallau Manu Pindiga as State Deputy Chairman and State Secretary respectively.
“2. Relieve Barr. Muhammad Magaji Doho and Barr. Dauda Manu as State Chairman and State Legal Adviser respectively.
“3. Both decisions in “1” and “2” takes effect from 31st August, 2016.”
The NWC also approved, the composition of Caretaker Officers into the vacant offices as follows:
(i) Hon. Lawan Shetima – State Chairman
(ii) Capt. Bala Jibrin – State Deputy Chairman
(iii) Alh. Sule Yakubu – State Secretary
(iv) Barr. Joseph William – Legal Adviser
The Committee is to serve for three months in the first instance.