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Omoyele Sowore Is Still Recognised As AAC Chairman – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that it still recognizes Omoyele Sowore as the chairman of African Action Congress.

The National Executive Committee of the party, on May 13, recently wrote to INEC to suspend Sowore and eight others over alleged anti-party activities.

After reading the letter, INEC Secretary, Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony disclosed that the requirement to fulfill the wish of the party is yet to be met.

Her words, “The commission, after reviewing the content of the letter, has established the following: There is no documentary evidence that a meeting of the AAC NEC was convened by the National Chairman as required by Chapter 9 Section 59(a) of the constitution of the AAC.

“The party did not provide a 21-day notice of the NEC meeting as required by Section 85(1) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended). There are no minutes or evidence of attendance of the AAC NEC meeting where the National Chairman and eight others were purportedly suspended.

“Accordingly, the Commission shall continue to recognise and relate with Mr Sowore Omoyele as the substantive National Chairman of the AAC.”

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