PDP suspends deputy national chair

The Peoples Democratic Party has suspended its Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Gamawa Babayo, for alleged involvement in anti-party activities.

The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said the PDP National Working Committee took the decision during its extraordinary session on January 5.

He said, “The National Working Committee, in its extraordinary session of the 5th of January, 2019, among other things, critically reviewed the petition against the Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Gamawa Babayo.

Kola Ologbondiyan – PDP National Publicity Secretary

“The NWC found merit in the petition on allegation of dereliction of duty and anti-party activities as contained in Section 58 (1) e, f, g and h of the PDP Constitution.

“Therefore, in exercise of section 29 (2) a, b and c, the NWC hereby invokes Section 59 (1) d of the constitution of the PDP on the Deputy National Chairman (North) and accordingly suspends him from the party immediately.”

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