The Deputy National Chairman (North) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abubakar Kyari, has emerged as the party’s National Chairman.
Kyari succeeded Senator Abdullahi Adamu as the party’s chairman after a National Working Committee (NWC) meeting in Abuja on Monday.
Briefing newsmen after the National Working Committee meeting, Kyari formally announced the resignation of Adamu and Senator Iyiola Omisore as the party’s National Chairman and National Secretary respectively.
Kyari further said that in line with the constitution of the party, the Deputy National Secretary, Festus Fuanter will serve as the acting National Secretary of the APC.
Adamu was absent from the NWC meeting on Monday while Omisore stormed out of the meeting held at the party secretariat in Abuja.
Kyari, who represented Borno North Senatorial District in the 9th National Assembly, presided over the APC NWC meeting.