- The chairman of the APC, Plateau state chapter, Latep Dabang has disclosed some secrets about the minister of youth and sport development, Barrister Solomon Dalung
- Dabang said the minister has never attended any of our meetings since he was appointed minister in spite of several invitations to our meetings
- Dalung could not be reached for his reaction on the accusations leveled against him by the APC chairman in the state
The chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Plateau state chapter, Latep Dabang said the sports minister, Solomon Dalung who hails from the state, has never attended any function of the party since he was appointed minister.
Premium Times reports that Dabang made this known Monday, May 21 at the party secretariat in Jos, during a press conference where he briefed journalists on the activities of the party.
Dabang said: “The minister of youth and sport development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has never attended any of our meetings since he was appointed minister in spite of several invitations to our meetings.
“During the ward congresses, the minister was in Daura, in Kastina state. If the president of the country, President Buhari, can go to his party ward to participate in the congresses, I wonder what the minister was doing in the country home of the president.”
The APC chairman also said the minister did not attend the just concluded state congress of the party held last Saturday in Jos.
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The APC state congress in Plateau state were held under tight security. The state governor, Simon Lalong, and his deputy, Sonni Tyoden, participated in the congresses.
Dalung could not be reached for his reaction on the accusations leveled against him by the APC chairman in Plateau state.
He did not return calls and did not respond to text massages sent to him via his mobile telephone about 24 hours ago.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the Plateau state chapter of the APC denied endorsing Governor Simon Bako Lalong for second term in 2019.
The state chairman of the party, Latep Dabang, made the statement on Sunday, April 15, when reassuring all governorship aspirants of a level playing ground ahead of the APC primary election.
The APC leader said despite the standing ovation Lalong received from stakeholders when he declared his intention to seek a second term, the governor will not be given an automatic ticket.
APC official tells why his party could be voted out in 2019 on NAIJ.com TV: