The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, on Tuesday, removed Lawrence Okah, the State Secretary of the ruling party.
The State Executive Committee of the party also passed a vote of no confidence on the state chairman, Anslem Ojezua.
In a statement released by the Assistant State Secretary, Mr Ikuenobe Anthony Esq., the party said the decision was taken after a meeting of the committee, earlier on Tuesday, where a vote of no confidence was passed on Okah.
“The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has this morning, 12th of November, 2019, passed a vote of no confidence on the State Secretary, Mr. Lawrence Okah, in accordance with Article 17 (v) of the constitution of the party.
“The effect of this is that Mr. Lawrence Okah ceases to be the State Secretary of the party henceforth.
“An appropriate replacement will be effected in due course in accordance with Article 17 (vi) of the said constitution.
“The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) this morning passed a vote of confidence on the State Chairman, Mr. Anselm Ojezua,” Anthony stated.