The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) Icheke ward in Omala Local Government Area of of kogi state has suspended the former governorship aspirant in the last state election Alhaji Abubakar Idris from the party.
In a suspension letter dated 5/03/ 2020 and signed by the Icheke ward chairman Hon. Sunday Idakwoji a copy was made available to Journalists in lokoja, Saturday.
The statement noted that the party after considering the weight of the allegations against him, decided to suspend him for one month to ensure fairness, equity and justice to be served in the matter.
According to the statement ” This is to inform you Abubakar Idris that there is a petition against you and to enable us get to the root of the matter , a disciplinary committee has been set up in accordance with the provision of the constitution of the party 2017 as amended.
” And to allow us to do justice to this petition on an in accordance with the constitution of our great party, we have resolved, after preliminary hearings , to suspend you from the party for a period of one month.
” Therefore, this is to inform you that you have been suspended from the Party pursuant to Section 57( 3) of the party 2017 as amended.” The statement noted.
It would be recalled that Abubakar Idris who is the son of the former governor Alhaji Ibrahim Idris headed to court after he lost the governorship primary election to his in Law Engineer Musa Wada, which action has attracted sledge hammer from the court which has ruled PDP out of the election.
However some prominent members of the party both at the ward and Omala LGA who crave anonymity described the suspension as timely and to instill discipline among the members.