The National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC has approved the suspension of Anselm Ojezua, the Edo State chairman of the party.
Eleven of the sixteen members of the Edo State Working Committee (SWC)proposed the suspension.
On Tuesday, Anselm and chairmen of 18 LGAs in the state announced the suspension of APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, following a vote of no confidence passed on him.
Reacting, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, said: “The meeting of the NWC, which held today, Wednesday, at the Party’s National Secretariat received a notification of the suspension of the Edo State APC Chairman, Anslem Ojezua by eleven  of the sixteen  members of the Edo State Working Committee (SWC).
“We have reviewed the process they followed and conclude that they have fulfilled the required conditions.
“We, therefore, uphold the suspension of the Edo State APC Chairman, Anslem Ojezua while we await the outcome of the fact-finding and reconciliation committee.
“Please note that the NWC’s objective and cause of action is strictly to address the root causes of the disputes and reconcile all parties to make our great party even stronger.”