Niger Deputy Chairman for PDP Suspended By His Party


Another PDP member in Niger State, Aminu Yusuf’s has defected from the main opposition party, two weeks after the Minority Whip of the State House of Assembly, Liman Iya dumped the PDP at the floor of the house.


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) denied the reports that its deputy chairman, Aminu Yusuf defected in an emergency meeting held in Niger State on Friday morning.


The PDP said Yusuf never defected from the party because the party has not received any letter from him to communicate his defection from the party.


After a statement signed by the secretary, Abdullahi Santali the Peoples Democratic Party in Niger State then announced that Yusuf has been suspended from the party due to various allegations against him.


According to the party, “No member is above the law and every member should strive to adhere to the rules and regulations of the party with a view to improving its fortunes in the state,”


The statement also lists the following allegations against Yusuf, gross misconduct, anti-party activities and ‘engaging in conducts unbecoming of a party executive.’



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