The Kogi State branch of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have suspended the Deputy Governor of the state, Simon Achuba over alleged anti-party activities before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
According to the APC, the suspension was based on some actions the Deputy Governor took that constituted embarrassment to APC family in Kogi State.
The Kogi APC chairman, Abdullahi Bello, said the party received several petitions from stakeholders in Iyano ward, Ibaji Local Government Area, where the Deputy Governor hails from.
The Chairman of the party expressed that the activities of Achuba during the last elections was against the APC candidates, while he (Achuba) held the exalted position of the Deputy Governor of the state.
“As we are all aware, the All Progressives Congress does not condone acts of indiscipline, indiscretion and anti-party activities from any party member, no matter how highly placed.
“His series of reckless, damaging and unsubstantiated allegations against the government of Kogi state was an action that constitutes a serious violation of Article 21A(ii), (v) and (vii) of the APC constitution, amount, amounting to acts of disloyalty and embarrassment to the party,” Bello said.
He added that the decision of the state working committee would be communicated to the APC National Working Committee in due course.