NNPP Suspends Kano Governor Abba Yusuf? Faction Gives New Updates

NNPP Suspends Kano Governor Abba Yusuf? Faction Gives New Updates

  • The NNPP has dismissed Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf's suspension, saying that there was no ground for the suspension
  • On Tuesday, April 16, the governor was suspended by a faction of the party over alleged anti-party activities
  • Ahmed Ajuji, the acting national chairman of the NNPP, told journalists that those who announced the suspension were attention-seekers

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Kano - The suspension of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano from the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has been denied by the party's national working committee.

The committee clarified that there was no reason the governor should be suspended.

Recall that the governor was suspended from the NNPP for six months by a faction in the party led by Major Agbo.

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Abba Kabir Yusuf's suspension by NNPPP faction has been dismissed by the national leadership of the party
NNPP dismisses suspension of Kano Governor Yusuf Photo Credit: Abba Kabir Yusuf
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Why NNPP faction suspended Governor Yusuf

The faction reached the conclusion following the failure of the governor to appear before a disciplinary committee set up to address the alleged anti-party activities by the governor, The Punch reported.

Governor Yusuf's suspension was announced by Ogini Olaposi, the faction's national secretary, at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, April 16.

In reacting to the suspension, Ahmed Ajuji, the acting national chairman of the NNPP, who addressed journalists on the matter on Thursday, April 18, maintained that Governor Yusuf remained a bonafide member of the member of the NNPP.

Why Governor Yusuf's suspension can't stand

Ajuji said those who announced the governor's suspension for taking part in the NNPP convention were mere political jesters, attention seekers, and mercenaries. He added that their threat was irrelevant.

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He also said the faction also attempted to scuttle the governor's chances at the tribunal, court of appeal, and Supreme Court when they claimed that the party did not duly nominate the governor.

His statement reads in part:

“To God be the glory, the Supreme Court Justices, in their wisdom, saw through their lies and agreed with us and the INEC that Yusuf is a bonafide member of NNPP.”

NNPP stakeholders ask Gov Yusuf to resign

Legit.ng earlier reported that some NNPP members in the 19 northern states demanded the resignation of Yusuf.

Under the leadership of Honourable Attahiru Musa and its secretary, Simeon Pam, the stakeholders passed a vote of no confidence on the governor.

They lamented that the governor has not embarked on any developmental project to demonstrate leadership quality and good governance in the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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