The Labour Party has said the reason for the delay in the unveiling of its presidential campaign council was due to the absence of its Chairman, Julius Abure and presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
Naija News reports that the party has not unveiled its campaign council weeks after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (PAC) unveiled theirs.
Speaking with The Punch on Thursday, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Abayomi Arabambi, said the council will not be revealed until Obi and Abure return from their trip abroad.
He stated that the inauguration of the council cannot be conducted in their absence and the inauguration date cannot be shared until they are back in the country.
Arabambi, however, disclosed that the constitution of the campaign council is being reviewed.
He said, “The LP chairman and candidate are not around. They are currently attending rallies in the UK. No date can be taken for the unveiling of the PCC until the chairman and the candidate sit together. But we are still reviewing the list of nominees.”
Arabambi said he was unaware of claims that there are some controversial names in the composition of the council that is causing disagreement among members.
He said: “The party is not privy to that. But whatever the case may be, the matter will be brought before the NWC and I am sure it will be resolved.
“I also agree with you that sometimes the constitution of the campaign council often comes with pressure as every party member will clamour for inclusion in the list.”
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