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Five days to elections: APC NWC suspends national vice-chairman for alleged anti-party activities

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee, after its emergency meeting on Sunday, has suspended its Northeast Vice-Chairman, Mustapha Salihu, over what it called proven anti-party activities.

Salihu whose suspension is with immediate effect and would span six months, was also accused of affiliating with the Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri.

Persecondnews reports that Salihu’s Ward Chairman, Abdulkadir Abdullahi, was not spared as he was also suspended.

The notice of suspension was communicated to the party leadership in Yola North local government area for onward transmission to the State Working Committee.

“The All Progressives Congress, Rumde ward working committee, Yola north LGA held an emergency meeting on Sunday 19th February, 2023 and considered among many other things before it, the immediate suspension of the north-east vice-chairman of the APC, Comrade Mustapha Salihu over glaring and proven anti-party activities, gross abuse of office and creating crisis within the ranks of the party at all levels which if left unchecked will affect the party at the forthcoming general elections.

“Therefore, in compliance with the relevant provisions of the constitution of our great party, the members of the working committee have adopted and approved the suspension of comrade Mustapha Salihu for the period of six months with immediate effect so as to serve as a deterrent to others in the future

“This committee is very much aware of the responsibilities vested on it by the party and will always ensure the supremacy of the party above any personal interest of any person or group of persons especially when that poses danger to the chances of the party at the polls.

“While appreciating the state working committee of our party for your continued support, we hope our resolution will receive accelerated treatment,” a statement obtained by Persecondnews said.

 

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