By Abdul Tukur
The Governor of Kaduna State has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai is accused by the Kaduna Restoration Group faction, led by the Senator representing Kaduna North Central, Suleiman Hunkuyi, of carrying out “anti- party activities and anti-human activities.”
Mallam El-Rufai was given days to respond to the allegation but, failure to do so within the given time resulted in the six month suspension from the party.
In a statement, the factional chairman of the party, Danladi Wada said: “Sequel to 48 hours ultimatum/query and warning issued to the state governor to explain and defence himself against the allegations levelled against him which he failed to respond.
“The State Working Committee on Saturday 17, February 2018, convened and resolved to consider and to rectify the findings and recommendations of the Disciplinary Committee and the Fact Finding Committee put before it in accordance with the provision of article 21(B) section 3 of the APC constitution and accordingly, the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai stands suspended for 6 months from the APC, commencing from 17, February, 2018.”