Rivers PDP suspends 15 LG party chairmen


THE Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Friday announced the indefinite suspension of 15 local government chapter chairmen. No reason was given for the suspension.

A statement issued by the party’s State Secretary, Samuel Okpoko, indicated that the State Executive of the PDP had approved the suspension after an emergency meeting on Thursday. According to the statement released on Friday, “Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has placed 15 of its local government chapter chairmen on indefinite suspension.

“A statement signed by the State Secretary of the Party, Hon. Samuel Okpoko said the State Executive of the party in an emergency meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the State Secretariat, approved the indefinite suspension of the 15 chairmen.

“The affected local government chairmen include:  Abua-Odual, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Akuku-Toru, Andoni, Bonny, Degema, Eleme and Emohua.

“Others are Khana, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Okrika, Omuma, Opobo/Nkoro and Oyigbo. – Punch

– Apr. 20, 2019 @ 11:39 GMT |

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