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2023 Election: Details Emerge As 4 Prominent Governorship Candidates Are Suspended From Their Party



The governorship candidates of the AAC in Enugu, Akwa Ibom, Kwara and Taraba states have been suspended from the party

In a report on Tuesday, Iboro Otu, Ray Keane, David Charima and Ahmed Aliyu, who are the governorship candidates of the AAC were expelled over alleged violation of the party’s constitution

Usman Jamiu, the chairman of the party in Kwara, alleged that Aliyu failed to respond to query that was served to him, even after days of the deadline

African Action Congress (AAC) has suspended 4 of its governorship candidates in 4 different state chapters.

According to Sahara Reporters, the 4 governorship candidates were suspended over the violation of the party’s constitution.

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The affected candidates are Iboro Otu in Akwa Ibom; Ray Kene, Enugu; David Joel Charima, Taraba and Ahmed Aliyu in Kwara state.

Akwa Ibom state chapter of the party in a statement described it as unfortunate for Otu’s failure to respond to a query from the party.

The state executive committee of the party then concluded with the immediate suspension of its governorship candidate.

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Usman Jamiu, the chairman of the AAC in Kwara, disclosed in a statement that Aliyu had refused to respond to the query served him and that the party had been tolerating him even after the deadline for him to respond elapsed.

The Kwara state executive committee of the party then cited sections Section 81, Subsection 3 and in line with Section 81, Sub-section 2 (a) of the party’s constitution that recommended the expulsion of the governorship candidate.

The statement reads in part:

“You are therefore advised to seize further transactions on behalf of the Party as the African Action Congress will not be held liable over any breach or infraction.”

AAC presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, mocks Dino Melaye for donating cash earlier reported that the spokesperson of the PDP presidential campaign organisation, Dino Melaye, was seen making huge cash to a foundation in a viral video.

At the event, the AAC presidential candidate, mocked the former senator as he associated the cash donation with the new CBN move to redesign the naira notes.

Melaye had promised the foundation an annual donation, adding that he had come with the first batch of the donation.

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