The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), in Kano has suspended Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa member representing Bebeji/Kiru in the House of Representatives over alleged anti-party activities.
A press statement signed by the Chairman of APC Bebeji local government, Alhaji Sulaiman Sabo Gwarmai that was made available to newsmen in Kano, said the fiery lawmaker was suspended having confirmed that he carried out various anti-party activities contrary to the provision of the party’s constitution.
Kofa a member representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency, according to the statement was suspended based on the recommendation of a seven-man committee which was constituted after he was petitioned by a concern party faithful.
The statement further urged the state APC Executive to recommenced to the National Executive for the expulsion of Kofa from the party.
The statement reads in part: “upon a petition received by the APC executive committee of Bebeji Local Government, a seven-man committee was inaugurated to investigate all the issues raised by the petitioner.
“ After a thorough investigation the Committee submitted its report and recommendations to the Local Government executive which subsequently met and adopt as follows:
“ That having confirmed various anti-party activities by Hon. Abdulmuminu Jibrin Kofa which was found contrary to some provisions of the party’s constitution, ranging from article 21, paragraph A (ii) (V)
And (Vii) the executive committee adopted the report and herby suspended Hon. Kofa with immediate effect for 12 months.
“That the executive committee also adopted the committee’s recommendation urging the state Executive committee to recommend to the national executive the immediate expulsion of Hon. Abdulmuminu Jibrin Kofa from the party for various offenses.”
Kofa who was the Campaign Director General of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila lost out in the sharing of the House standing committees, fueling speculation of a rift between him and the Speaker.
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