Buhari says Giadom is the interim head of the APC
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. President Buhari says Victor Giadom is the acting chairman of the APC.
Assistant chief of staff Garba Shehu announced this on his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon.
He said the president took the initiative based on the advice of legal experts on the party's situation.
The statement said President Buhari will attend a meeting called by Victor Giadom on Thursday, which will be held via video, with the expectation that party governors and APC leaders will attend.
The presidential statement called on the media to refrain from saying that the APC is in crisis, and to allow more people to express their willingness on the party leadership issue.
The APC last week declared Senator Abiola Ajimobi a successor to Adams Oshiomhole, as her acting chairman after Mr Oshiomhole was suspended.
APC's national secretary general, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said in a statement that after contacting the party's legal department and the provisions of section 14 subdivision 2, three-thirds of the APC's constitution. its southern zonal leader will continue to lead the APC.
However, Victor Giadom claims he is the party's interim president after receiving a court injunction.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) is in further turmoil after it barred Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, from contesting again in the wake of an internal dispute with Adams Oshiomhole.