Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, who was suspended by the house of representative the house of representatives, has reportedly been expelled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) chapter in Bebeji local government area of Kano state has expelled
According to Sani Ranka, chairman of the APC in the Bebeji local government, Jibrin was suspended for alleged anti-party activities.
Ranka accused the former chairman house committee on appropriations of promoting divisive tendencies.
“The party will not condone indiscipline and disrespect to leaders or duly constituted authority. We hereby inform the world that Jibrin has been expelled from our great party,” he said at a press briefing on Thursday.
Jibrin was expelled after party executives and stakeholders reached a unanimous decision to expel him
The lawmaker had accused Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, and some principal officers of the house of padding the 2016 budget, an allegation which those listed denied.
Apart from raising budget padding allegations, Jibrin had also said some lawmakers were not “worthy” to belong to the house.
He was accused of misconduct and the house directed its ethics committee to probe him. The panel recommended his suspension, and Jibrin was suspended for 180 legislative days, which is approximately one year.