National Publicity Secretary of APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, announced the new national working committee in a statement on Wednesday.
He explained that the party’s NWC gave the approval following Ajimobi’s nomination from the South West zone.
Channels news reports that Senator Ajimobi’s emergence as the APC deputy national chairman comes more than one year after he lost his bid to return to the Senate in the February 23 polls.
Having completed his two terms as governor, Ajimobi was defeated by Senator Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ibadan South senatorial district election.
Also the APC leadership has approved the nomination of Mr Paul Chukwuma as the APC National Issa-Onilu, Mr Waziri Bulama also emerged as the party’s acting National Secretary.
He said the decision was reached during the meeting of the NWC held on January 14 at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.