The Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District in Adamawa State, Ishaku Abbo has been expelled from the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa.
Naija News reports that Abbo’ was expelled after some party members on Friday accused him of anti-party activities.
Recall, Abbo described Bola Tinubu’s decision to pick a Muslim as his running mate as irresponsible.
According to a press statement issued by the APC spokesperson in Mubi North, Adamu Umaru, accused Abbo of making disparaging remarks on AIT against the APC presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and his running mate, Kashim Shettima.
He further added that the executive committee of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Mubi North approved the expulsion of Senator Elisha Abbo from All Progressive Congress(APC) from today the 7 day of October, 2022.
The statement partly reads: “The All Progressive Congress(APC), Executive Committee, Mubi North, Adamawa State held its meeting today being 7 day of October 2022, considered among other things the report of the disciplinary committee and reviewed the decisions reached with the desire to deliberate and decide lor and or against the said report expelling Senator Elisha Ishiyaku Abbo, Senator representing Adamawa North, for carrying out anti-party activities and tampering with the process of internal democracy of the party.
“Wherefore, expelled Senator Elisha Ishiyaku Abbo based on the interview granted on the AIT where he was condemning and criticising the Party presidential flag bearer Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his choice of Senator Kashim Shettima as the party presidential running mate on the programme tag focus and also the one reparted by premium times titled: APC Senator backs impeachment plan against president Muhammadu Buhari held that
It is in line with the provision of the APC Constitution:
“That the Senator Elisha ishiyaku Abba offended the provision of Article 21.2, paragraph il and xil of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Constitution 2022, wherefore attract the punishment of expulsion from the party as provided by Article 21.5 paragraph g of the same All Progressive Congress(APC) Constitution 2022.”