Why Abdulmuminu Jibrin was suspended – APC

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The All Progressive Congress (APC) has suspended a House of Representatives member, Abdulmuminu Jibrin, representing Bebeji /Kiru Federal Constituency.

According to a statement by APC Chairman Bebeji local government area of Kano state, Alhaji Sulaiman Sabo Gwarmai on July 30, the suspension was premised on the adoption of committee report on anti-party activities of Jibrin contrary to some provisions of the party’s constitution.

The party said: “Ranging from article 21, paragraph A (ii) (v) and (vii) the executive committee adopted the report and hereby suspend Abdulmuminu Jibrin Kofar for 12 months.’’

The statement said the executive committee also adopted the committee’s recommendation, urging the state executive committee to recommend to the national executive the immediate expulsion of the lawmaker from the party for various offenses.

‘’The offenses which were also found to be contrary to article 21. Paragraph A (ii) (v) and (xi) of the party constitution, ’the statement said.

It was gathered that the federal lawmaker, who was the campaign Director-General, Gbajabiamila/Wase Speakership team, had been having a running battle with the APC state chairman, Abdullahi Abbas.

Many believe this and many more may not be unconnected to him losing out in the scheme of event at the House of Representatives.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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