Even as the ruling APC seeks to recover from the crisis created within the party by the election of leaders of the National Assembly, it may soon be plunged into another round of crisis by the different power blocs trying to assert themselves in the party’s hierarchy.
The latest crisis may be spurred by a fresh power tussle brewing over who emerges chairman of the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT).
The emerging tussle may be between former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and a former Chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande.
It was gathered that the tussle was part of moves by the power blocs in the APC to influence decisions in the party by taking control of its various organs, and the camps believe the BOT chairmanship would go a long way in assisting them to control the party.
The chairman of the BOT, according to Article 13.2 of the APC constitution, shall be elected by the board members.
Both camps, investigations showed, had started reaching out to members of the board, who would elect the chairman.
The struggle for the chairmanship of the APC’s BOT, investigations revealed, became intense following the National Assembly leadership elections on June 9.
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