Kaduna APC suspends Senator Hunkuyi, expels Shinko, 27 others

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna 

Leaders of the government recognized ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State have suspended Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi from the party.

The decision was taken at its emergency State Executive Committee meeting at the party’s state headquarters, which ended around 7pm on Friday night.

Briefing the press after the meeting, acting state secretary, Honourable Yahaya Baba Pate, said that also sanctioned with disciplinary action is Major Yahaya Shinko and 28 others for dragging the party to court.

He explained that Senator Hunkuyi was suspended for roles in floating a ‘parallel office’ of the party in the state.

Speaking further, he said the SEC also agreed on a time-table of its activities ahead of the forthcoming local government elections. “By Monday, we will make the time-table available to your members of press,” he added.

Also speaking, speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Honourable Aminu Shagali, said that himself and other members back the party in the decisions taken.

Speaking further, he explained that they also commend the party on its membership drive in all the local government areas of the state.

The long awaited meeting commenced at about 4:30pm and the Deputy Governor, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex, was spotted. Chieftains of the party in Kaduna as well as members of the House of Assembly were also spotted.

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