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BREAKING: Kogi APC suspends entire ward exco over alleged anti-party activities



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The entire executive of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Council in Kogi East Senatorial District has been suspended over alleged anti-party activities.

They were suspended by the State Working Committee through a letter which was signed by the State Secretary, Mr Joshua Onoja, accusing them of
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Part of the letter read: “The Kogi State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress have received disturbing reports of gross violation of the constitution of the party by Ward and Local Government Executives of the party, who ordinarily should be the custodian of the sanctity of our party’s constitution.

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“Allegations of anti-party activities and financial inducement to weaken the party have been established as some executives of the party are under very serious investigations.

“To this end, the entire executives of the party in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area from the Wards to the Local Government level is hereby dissolved.”

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Meanwhile, the party said a caretaker committee would be constituted immediately to pilot the affairs of the party in the affected council, and directed all suspended officers to hand over all party materials in their possession to the state secretariat in Lokoja.

The leadership of the party warned the sacked officers to desist from parading themselves as executives.

The statement further reads, “Caretaker Committees will be immediately set up to run the affairs of the party, pending full report of the investigative committee.

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“Officials of the party from the Wards to the Local Government level in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area are hereby directed to submit party materials in their possession to the State Secretariat in Lokoja and seize forthwith to operate as executives with effect from today, 19th May, 2023.”

Igalamela/Odolu is the LGA of the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Muritala Yakubu Ajaka who dumped the APC on 17th April, 2023.

Ajaka is one of the leading governorship aspirants who contested for the April 14, 2023 primary, which was rigged in favour of Ododo Ahmed Usman by governor Yahaya Bello.

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