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May 19, 2024

Zamfara APC crisis: 12 members condemn Jaji’s suspension

Zamfara APC crisis: 12 members condemn Jaji’s suspension

…appeals for Ganduje’s intervention

By Idris Salisu, Gusau

As Zamfara All Progressive Congress, APC, crisis looms, group of 12 executive members of the state party have condemned the recent suspension of the House of Representative member Aminu Sani Jaji from the party by the state executive committee.

The group led by the Assistant Secretary of the party, Mansur Khalifa Kaura called on the National Chairman of the party and former governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje to intervene in the current crisis in the party in the state.

Speaking at the party’s stakeholders meeting on the affairs of the party in the state organized by the members of the state executive committee, Khalifa Kaura described the current situation of the party in the state as worrisome.

During the meeting, members of the executive committee received a report of suspension of the state Secretary of the party, Alhaji Ibrahim Umar Dangaladima from the party by the Birnin-Magaji ward APC executives of Birnin-Magaji local government area of the state.

“We received a report from Birnin-Magaji Local Government Party Executives of suspension of Ibrahim Umar Dangaladima and other three APC leaders from Birnin Magaji from the party by their ward party executives.

“On behalf of all the 12 members of the state executive committee here present, we unanimously approved suspension of Dangaladima from the APC by Birnin-Magaji APC ward executives.

“Other APC members suspended by Birnin-Magaji APC ward executives included APC Chairman, Birnin-Magaji Local Government, APC Chairman Birnin-Magaji ward and APC Secretary Birnin-Magaji ward.

Khalifa expressed displeasure over the current situation in the party.

He rejected suspension of Hon Aminu Sani Jaji from the party.

He noted that the constitutional provisions of the party did not allow such unlawful decision.

“This is a clear indication that the party in the state has no focus and leadership.”

“Jaji is a one of the founding fathers of the APC, he is serving the party to his capacity, he is most strong APC lawmaker we have in Zamfara.

Suspending Jaji from the APC in Zamfara as a big set back to the party.

“As members of the state executive committee of the party, we will not fold our arms to allow some selfish individuals to destroy the party”, he explained.

“We are appealing on the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje to intervene in the manner in order to save Zamfara APC chapter”, he added.

The meeting led by the Assistant State Secretary of the party, Mansur Khalifa Kaura was attended by the state APC Vice Chairman Alhaji Isiyaka Ajiya, Bashir Ahmad State Organizing Secretary of the party and State Party Treasurer, Alhaji Ibrahim Adamu.

Other state executive members of the party in state Assistant State Welfare Secretary,  Shehu Muhammad,Assistant Financial Secretary Bello Mahe, Zonal Youths Leader of the party in Zamfara North Musa Muhammad and Assistant State party treasurer Ibrahim Dankulodo among others.