Factional NNPP suspends Kano State Governor for anti- party activities

Board of Trustees of factional New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has slammed Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano state with six-month suspension over allegations of anti- party activities.

The party’s National Secretary, Comrade Oginni Olaposi Sunday made this known to journalists at the NNPP headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, April 16.

According to Sunday, Governor Yusuf was suspended for failing to appear before the party’s disciplinary committee to explain the infractions to the constitution of the NNPP

The NNPP National Secretary said that Governor Yusuf was expected to appear before the committee to explain why he went to an illegal convention after being elected on the party’s platform.

“He participated in an illegal or factional convention. The party’s presidential candidate’s group organized the alleged illegal convention at the Class Event Centre in Wuse, Abuja, on April 6th, 2024.

Sunday explained that the media was being involved in intimating the public about the unfolding event at the party’s national secretariat.

He said that the failure of the Governor to appear before the disciplinary committee led to the suspension handed over to him.

The committee, headed by Barrister Monday Mawah, was expected to receive the Governor on Monday, April 15, but Yusuf did not appear and did not give any reason for his absence.

The statement partly read: “With the approval of the Board of Trustees of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and the unanimous decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) of our great party, His Excellency, Gov Abba Yusuf of Kano State is hereby suspended for six months with immediate effect”.

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