Former Imo state governor and current Senator, Rochas Okorocha has been suspended from the All Progressives Congress, APC by the party’s National Working Committee, NWC.
It was gathered that Okorocha’s suspension was announced via a letter dated July 12, 2021, and signed by National chairman of the party’s caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni and John Akpanudoedehe, the secretary of the committee.
The Imo west Senator was accused of engaging in anti-party activities and ‘flagrant public abuse’ of the person and office of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The statement read in part: “This is to communicate to you, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) Party ratification of your suspension by the Imo State Chapter of our great party for anti-party activities.”
“This suspension follows after the recommendation by the Imo State Disciplinary committee setup to investigate allegations of gross anti-party activities agains which is in line with Article 21 (B) I-VI of our party’s constitution.”
“Below are the anti-party activities on which the investigation and subsequent suspension were relied upon;
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“Continuous discrete meetings with the opposition party both at the state and national level, Working in opposition to the APC-led government in Imo state, flagrant public abuse on the person and office of the President, Federal republic of Nigeria (an APC led-government) and Sundry outstanding disciplinary issues with the party at the state level.”