PDP suspends its chairperson in Ebonyi over alleged anti-party activities

of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended Eboni state chairman Okorye Okoloafo on suspicion of anti-party activities.

PDP spokesperson Dele Olognagba issued a statement in Abuja on Friday, according to the Nigerian News Agency (NAN).

Olognagba said the moratorium had been approved by the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) after an emergency meeting held in Abuja on Friday.

“Pursuant to Sections 29 (2) (b) and 57 (3) (as amended) of the PDP Constitution, the NWC, on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), approved the moratorium on Okoroafo from Friday 27 January. Did.

“The suspension concerned allegations of anti-party activity and violations of the provisions of Section 58(1) of the PDP Constitution (amended in 2017),” he said.

Olognagba added that the suspended PDP chairman has been referred to the party’s appropriate disciplinary committee for further action.


The PDP did not elaborate on the alleged anti-party activism against Okoroafo, but his suspension reflects his recent boycott of a presidential rally in the state attended by PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar. sources told PREMIUM TIMES. .

Some PDP members have accused him of having a “romance” with Ebony’s ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).

The PDP recently suspended members for anti-party activities.

The latest party Former Governor of Enugu Suspended Chimaroke Namani, the senatorial candidate for the Enugu East District, over similar anti-party activism.

Nnamani was accused of endorsing APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu.

The former governor was suspended along with nine others accused of committing the same crime.

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