The All Progressives Congress (APC), Southeast zone has ratified the suspension of some key members of the party from Enugu and Abia States.
The party said the suspension was ratified during the South-est Executive Meeting of APC on Sunday April 16, 2023.
The Zonal Executive headed by Dr. Ijeomah Arodiogbu, the national Vice Chairman Southeast, agreed that, in order to strengthen APC in the zone, “the party must enforce discipline amongst its members.
“To this end, the South East Zonal Executive received the list of suspended party members as reported by Abia State Executives and Enugu State Executives of APC.”
Those found guilty of anti-party activities by their Ward Executives and ratified by the Zonal State Executive, include: former Senate President, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, former Governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime and former Speaker of Enugu state House of Assembly, Hon Eugene Odo.
Others are Director General Voice of Nigeria, Mr Osita Okechukwu and former Commissioner in Enugu state, Barr. Joe Mmammel, former Military gov, Joe Orji, Mr. Maduka Arum among others.
Those whose suspension was ratified from Abia State are Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Hon. Sam Nkeire, Hon. Uche Sampson Ogah, Senator Nkechi Nworgu, amongst others.
While responding to the ratification of the suspension of the party chieftains from Enugu, the Publicity Secretary of APC in Enugu State, Chief Ezeanyawu Michael, said the action was “a right step in the right direction.”
“I want to further use this opportunity to call on the APC leadership, at both the state and national levels, not to relent in its efforts to rid the party of saboteurs.”
The Enugu State Executive Committee (SEC) of the APC had recently announced the expulsion as well as suspension of prominent members of the party, who allegedly worked against the party during the just concluded general elections.
However, the suspended members dismissed the allegations against them, as well as the suspension.
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