BREAKING: Buhari Says Tenure Elongation For Oyegun, Others Illegal

APC , John Odigie-Oyegun

President Muhammadu has kicked against the tenure extension of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other elected state officials as illegal.

Addressing members of the National of the Party in Abuja on Tuesday, the President described the move as illegal, CHANNELS TV reports.

He explained that after due consultation, it had become imperative to overturn the resolution of the February 27 , which allowed the extension of the tenure of Mr Odigie-Oyegun by one year, on the ground that it contravened Article 17 Sub-section 1 of the Party constitution which recommends a 4-year tenure for all elected officials.

President further stated that the tenure extension contravened the Constitution of the Federal Republic of which requires elected officials to present themselves for re- after four years.

He, therefore, stressed the need for members to avoid constitutional infractions which could make the Party vulnerable to litigations.

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