JUST IN: Lamidi Apapa Takes Over Labour Party, Declares Self As National Chairman


Lamidi Apapa has taken over Labour Party and declared self as National Chairman.

Some members of the National Working Committee of the Labour Party (LP) led by the Deputy National Chairman of the party (South) Lamidi Apapa have taken over the affairs of the party following a court judgment restraining Julius Abure and three others from parading themselves as national officers of the party.

According to Channelstv, the development took place in Abuja on Thursday during an emergency meeting of the LP National Working Committee (NWC).

Lamidi said he is now the Acting National Chairman of the party while Saleh Lawan is the Acting National Secretary.

According to him, Abure and the three others must vacate the order of the Federal High Court retraining them before further action can be taken on the leadership of the party.

The emergence NWC meeting also reinstated Executive Council members from Ogun State, Rivers State, and Gombe State.