Ike Nnachi, Abakaliki
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has suspended the chairman of its Ebonyi State chapter, Okorie Tochukwu Okoroafor.
The decision to suspend him came at NWC’s emergency meeting held on Friday.
The suspension was announced in a statement by Debo Ologunagba, National Publicity Secretary of the party.
He said the party arrived at the decision after NWC extensively reviewed the conduct and activities of the suspended party boss.
The statement explained that the action was taken pursuant to Sections 29 (2) (b) and 57(3) of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017).
It added that the “NWC has on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) approved the suspension of Okorie Tochukwu Okoroafor with effect from today, Friday, January 27, 2023, over allegations of anti-party activities and violation of provisions of Section 58 (1) of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).
“Consequently, Okorie Tochukwu Okoroafor has been referred to the Party’s appropriate Disciplinary Committee for further action,” he added.