Zamfara State All Progressives Congress (APC) chapter has banished the immediate past governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari, from the party for allegedly destroying the party’s chances in Zamfara.
Naija News report that the party had earlier expelled the senator representing Zamfara Central, Kabiru Marafa, for alleged anti-party activities.
In a joint statement signed by Alhaji Sirajo Garba Maikatako, the chairman of the APC in Zamfara state, and Muhammad Bello Bakyasuwa, the party’s publicity secretary, the political organisation said it also expelled the deputy national chairman (north), Lawali Shuaibu.
Naija News learnt that the decision to expel the former governor and the Deputy National Chairman was taken at the end of an emergency meeting held in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital.
A statement jointly signed by the chairman of the party in Zamfara, Alhaji Surajo Garba Mai Katako and the Publicity Secretary, Muhammad Bello Bakyasuwa, said the expulsion was sequel to the electoral misfortune, “Yari and his co-travellers exposed the party to in Zamfara state.”
The party recalled how “the former governor frustrated its efforts to conduct primaries last year, thus laying the foundation for the electoral misfortune that befell it in the state.”
The statement made available to reporters in Abuja said: “After reviewing the outing of our party in the last general election and the outcome of the Supreme Court Judgement, we hereby dismiss the former governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari and the Deputy National Chairman Sen Lawali Shuaibu from the APC.
“ Following this development, we are urging them to immediately surrender all the belongings of the party in their possession including funds.
“ Yari and his boys scuttled the efforts of our national headquarters to conduct primaries on the 3rd and 7th of October 2018. His nefarious activities led to the death of six persons and over 200 others were injured.”
The party said the expulsion would be communicated to its national headquarters for appropriate action on Thursday after the Sallah break.
Source: Naija News