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Kaduna: PDP Suspends Six Members, Expel Two Others



The Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Tuesday, confirmed the suspension of five members of the party while two others were expelled.

The spokesperson of the party, Abrahaman Catoh, noted that the members expelled from the party include, Dr John Danfulani and Ubale Salmanduna.

A former Senator representing Kaduna Northern Senatorial District, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, was suspended for six months from the party effective from May 16, 2020.

Recall that the former governorship aspirant of the party was suspended alongside six other for alleged anti-party activities.

Other party members earlier suspended include Hon. Hashim Garba from Kubau Local Government; Dr Mato Dogara, Lere Local Government; Ibrahim Lazuru, Lere Local Government; Danfulani, Kachia Local Government; Lawal Imam Adamu, Soba Local Government as well as Salmanduna, Zaria Local Government.

The PDP members were expelled and suspended following the recommendations of the seven-man Disciplinary Committee set up by the State Care Taker Committee who thereafter, reviewed the recommendations of the committee.

The statement of the party reads “After due consultations with some critical stakeholders of the party, the State Working Committee of the Care Taker Committee met on May 25 to consider and review the Recommendations of the Disciplinary Committee thus:

“Sen. Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi’s recommended dismissal from the party is reviewed to six months suspension, with effect from 16/5/2020”

“Hon. Dr.Matoh Dogara’s recommended suspension for six months is reviewed to three months, with effect from May 16, 2020.”

“Dr John Danfulani’s recommended dismissal from the party is upheld with effect from May 26, 2020.”

“Hon. Hashimu Garba’s suspension has been lifted as recommended and his reprimand upheld with effect from May 26, 2020”

“Hon. Ibrahim A. Lazuru’s recommended suspension for six(6) months from the Party is reviewed to three(3) months, with effect from May 16, 2020.”

“Ubale Salmanduna’s recommended dismissal from the Party is upheld with effect from May 26, 2020.”

“Imam Lawal Adamu is confirmed not to be a validly registered member of the Party. He has therefore declared an impersonator.”

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