- The commissioner for lands and survey in Nasarawa state, Salihu Alizaga, has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress (APC)
- Alizaga’s suspension was announced on Thursday, July 22, by the party’s chairman in Nasarawa Eggon local government area of the state, Malle Moses
- Moses said the suspension of the commissioner was to pave way for a thorough investigation on the allegation of insubordination
Lafia, Abuja - Salihu Alizaga, the commissioner for lands and survey in Nasarawa has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) chapter in Nasarawa Eggon local government area of the state.
The Nation reports that Alizaga, who hails from the local government area, was suspended for alleged insubordination to leaders in his ward and local government.
Legit.ng gathered that the APC chairman in the local government, Malle Moses, who announced the suspension of the commissioner in his office in Nasarawa Eggon, constituted a seven-man committee to investigate allegations against Alizaga by the party in his ward.
Alizaga was accused of convening a factional meeting in the council to discuss the forthcoming party congresses and zoning of the local government chairmanship seat in the October 6 council elections in the state without the alleged knowledge of the party leadership in his ward and LG.
Nasarawa commissioner was suspended to pave way for a thorough investigation
Vanguard also reports that Moses said the suspension of the commissioner was to pave way for a thorough investigation.
“As you can see, we have received a formal complaint/ petition against Hon Dr. Salihu Alizaga from the APC leadership of Nassarawa Eggon/Alizaga ward, that is his ward. We have decided to constitute a seven-man committee to investigate the allegation levelled against the commissioner by the party leadership of his ward."
APC reacts to suspension of six Imo lawmakers
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Imo state chapter of the APC on Thursday, July 8, reacted to the suspension of six House of Assembly members in the state.
It was reported that the ruling party called for peace, adding that the suspended lawmakers must desist from acts capable of threatening their public image.
Cajetan Duke, the state APC spokesperson who made this known during an interview in Owerri described the Assembly as “an independent organ of government.”