PDP Suspends Governor Amaechi, Sets Up 11 Man Committee To Investigate Allegation Against Him
The decision to suspend Amaechi was taken at an emergency meeting of the party’s National working Committee.
Mr. Amaechi was recently reelected chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum against the wishes of the PDP and the presidency.
The party in a statement by its National publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh said Amaechi was suspended for his refusal to obey the lawful directive of the Rivers State Executive Committee to rescind his decision dissolving the elected Executive Council of Obiokpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The statement said: The National Working Committee after preliminary hearing, in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 57 (3), 59 (3), 59 (5) and 29 (2.b), hereby suspends the Executive Governor of River State, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as a member of the PDP and refers the matter to the appropriate disciplinary committee of the Party.
The party said the suspension is “in furtherance of the determination of the leadership of the Party to enforce discipline at all levels within the Party.
Meanwhile, an 11-man committee has been named to investigate the allegations levelled against the Rivers State Governor.
The committee is headed by Joe Gadzama, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.Mr. Amaechi was recently reelected chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum against the wishes of the PDP and the presidency.
Do not hesitate to leave your opinion in the comment section below.
To contact Abusidiqu.com for Article Submission and Advertisement or General inquiry, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org