APC queries El-Rufai for anti-party activities, suspends three key allies

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna is having a hard time dealing with communal clashes in Kaduna
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has queried Governor Nasir El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on has issued a query to Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i for alleged anti party activities.

A statement on Thursday by the party’s acting State Chairman, Danladi Wada said the decision was taken after full investigation and consultation with stakeholders and elders of the party.

“His Excellency, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has been queried and we are expecting him to answer the query within 48 hours. Failure to do that, the state working committee will seat down and deliberate.

“We queried Malam Nasiru El-Rufai for his anti-party activates and anti human activities.”

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Wada also announced the suspension of the Special Adviser to the governor on Political Matters, Uba Sani; the Commissioner for Finance, Audu Kwari, and the party’s acting Secretary, Yahaya Baba-Pate.

He explained that the three allies of the governor were suspended for 18 months.

“The letters would be delivered to these personalities today,” the acting APC chairman said.

In 2014, El-Rufai won the gubernatorial primaries of the All Progressives Congress for Kaduna State and was declared the party’s candidate for the April 2015 governorship election.

In the April 11 governorship election in Kaduna State, El-Rufai secured 1,117,635 million votes to defeat the incumbent governor and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero.

The election was upheld by the election petition tribunal in October 2015.