PDP Plateau suspend 8 members


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau Working Committee has suspended eight party members for constituting a rival State’s Caretaker Committee.

The committee’s head of media, Mr John Akans, announced that the decision to suspend the erring members on Saturday was concluded at an emergency meeting held on Friday evening.

“The working committee, an arm of the Plateau Caretaker Committee at its emergency meeting held Friday evening at the party’s secretariat, reviewed the unfortunate incident that took place at the secretariat. Some group of rascals, mischievously constituted themselves into a caretaker committee, which is an affront to national leadership of our party, under the leadership of Prince Uche Secondus, he said.

Clarifying further that the state leadership of the party frown at this decedents , which led to the approval of their immediate suspension from the party. The identified the affected persons as: Nandom Penap Exodus, Godwin W. Bedir, Akims Mamot, Mrs Asabe Dareng, Nathaniel Dakas, Jecob Dashe and Alhaji Kabiru Musa .

Akans described the group’s attempt as not only ludicrous and mischievous, but infantile and an act of lawlessness to the extreme which the party could not condone. A seven-man disciplinary committee was immediately constituted to investigate activities of the suspended members. The head of media gave the names of the disciplinary committee members as Mr Monday Agwom as Chairman with Mr Pam Davou Major to serve as Secretary.

Others members of the committee were Jarusa Gotau, Mr Amos Komtul, Mr Dauda Daiyabu, Hajia Sa,adatu Ado and Wycliffe Wansonh. The party thereafter called on members across the state to put behind them the unfortunate incident and continue to work in unity for the progress and victory of the party.

Reported by: Fatimah Oyesanmi

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