PDP suspends deputy chairman over anti-party activities
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended its deputy national chairman (north), Senator Gamawa Babayo, over negligence of duty and anti-party activities.
“The National Working Committee (NWC), of the PDP in line with Section 29 (2), a, b, and c of the Party Constitution, hereby suspends Senator Gamawa Babayo, the Deputy National Chairman (North),” PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan said in a statement.
“His suspension is with immediate effect.”
His suspension came after the National Working Committee in its extraordinary session of the 5th of January 2019 reviewed the petition against Babayo.
Although the PDP did not mention any the party Babayo is culpable of relating with asides the PDP. it, however, stated that such acts were unacceptable according to its constitution.
“The NWC found merit in the petition on allegation of dereliction of duty and anti-party activity as contained in Section 58 (1) e, f, g, h of the PDP Constitution.
“Therefore, in the exercise of section 29 (2) a, b and c, the NWC hereby invokes Section 59 (1) d of the constitution of the PDP on the Deputy National Chairman (North) and accordingly suspends him from the party immediately,” Ologbondinyan said.
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