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Labour Party Names Female, Maria Lebeke as Acting National Chairman

Following the recent demise of Former National Chairman, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, the Labour Party has announced the appointment of Comrade Maria Lebeke, as the party’s Acting National Chairman.

The newly appointed Acting National Chairman of the party is to be in leadership position pending when elections will be  conducted within 12 months through a National Convention for the emergence of a new National Chairman of the party

Lebeke who served as one of the two (2) National Deputy Chairman to the deceased, Adulsalam, emerged as the party’s Acting National Chairman in a unanimous decision of the members of National Working Committee (NWC) in an emergency meeting convened by the National Secretary, Barr Julius Abure with the endorsement of other NWC members held on Thursday 31st December, 2020.

The joint decision by the party’s NWC members to appoint Labeke as the Acting National Chairman was made due to the long years of service to the party, which has seen her excel in different positions of leadership within the party.

Other party’s National Working Committee, NWC members in their statutory positions of leadership before the appointmet were:

Alhaji Bashiru Apapa
(Deputy chairman),

Mrs. Maria Lebeke
(Deputy National Chairman)

Barrister Julius Abure
(National Secretary)

Chief Innocent Sunday Okeke
(National Vice Chairman, South East)

Comrade Adi shirsha
(National Vice-chairman, North Central),

Comrade Umar Farouk
(National Vice Chairman, North West).

Prince Reuben Favour
(National Vice Chairman South South)

Hon. Kennedy Chigozie
(Deputy National Secretary),

Alhaji Saleh Lawan
(Deputy National Secretary),

Mrs. Oluchi Opara
(National Treasurer),

Comrade Clement Ojukwu
(National organizing Secretary)

Barrister Innocent Lagi
(National Publicity Secretary),

Barrister Samuel Akingbade
(Legal Adviser),

Comrade Eragbe Anslem Aphimia
(National Youth Leader),

Mrs. Modupeola Sanyoalu
(National Woman Leader),

Comrade Gbenga Daramola
(National Financial Secretary).

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