BREAKING: PDP suspends Governor Amaechi:
The National Working Committee of the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party has suspended Rivers Governor Chibuike Amaechi, according to a statement by the party’s National Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh.
This action follows a petition submitted by the Rivers State Executive Committee of the party against the governor for violating Articles 58 1 (b), (c ), (h) and (m) of the PDP Constitution.
The National Working Committee after a preliminary hearing, exercised powers conferred on it by Articles 57 (3), 59 (3), 59 (5) and 29 (2.b) and suspended Amaechi. They have also referred the matter to the disciplinary committee of the Party.
The statement reads in part that the action was in “furtherance of the determination of the leadership of the Party to enforce discipline at all levels within the Party.”