The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kebbi State chapter has suspended five local government party chairmen and nine others.
Naija News understands that the officials of the opposition party were suspended over anti-party activities.
This was made known in a statement issued by the State PDP Chairman, Mallam Haruna Saidu on Tuesday in Birnin Kebbi.
The statement accused the suspended members of exposing the party and its leadership to public ridicule and disrepute.
In his statement, Saidu explained that the 14 PDP stalwarts had shown total disregard to the party constitution and its hierarchy.
Saidu also alleged that the party Stalwarts also engaged in spreading lies and engaging in sustained campaign of calumny against leaders of the party.
Saidu said the aim of the actions of the PDP stalwarts was to promote the widespread disaffection among PDP members in the state.
Saidu in his statement obtained by Naija News listed those affected by the suspension as Nuhu Goma, PDP chairman Zuru LGA; Aminu Sawwa, Chairman Argungu LGA; Abubakar Kudu, chairman Maiyam LGA; Bello Bunza, chairman Bunza LGA and Bello Gulmare, the party chairman of Gwandu LGA.
”Others are Zonal ex-officio, Alhaji Ibrahim Manzo; Zonal Vice Chairman Kebbi Central, Alhaji Abubakar Basse; Muhammadu Ruwa, Zonal Vice Chairman Kebbi North, Isiyaku Dauda, and Udulu Manpower the acting State Legal Adviser.
”Also suspended are Yalli Jega, Zonal Women Leader Kebbi Central, Isah Gwandu, Assistant Treasurer and Joshua Bamaiyi,” he said.
According to the state party chairman, the 14 PDP chieftains have been suspended for three months pending further investigation and subject to the approval of the PDP National Working Committee.