Abdullahi Masi, youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, has been suspended.
Ciroma party chairman Mohammed Ramalan announced the suspension during a Sunday press briefing in Lafia.
He said the youth leader colluded with some members of the Nigeria New People’s Party (NNPP) to flout party rules and regulations through acts of violence that disrupted peaceful co-existence in the state.
Ramalan alleged that the said youth leader conspired with other NNPP members to physically assault some respected sons of the party and other prominent figures during the party meeting attended by state governor Abdullahi Sule.
He also alleged that the youth leader conspired with others to carry guns and other dangerous weapons and went around Lafia metropolis tearing down and defacing all the Governor’s campaign posters and banners Abdullahi Sule and his deputy, Dr. Emmanuel Agwadu Akabe.
The branch president explained that the actions of the youth leader contravened article 21 (A) (i), (ii), (viii) and (viii) of the APC constitution (April 2014 as as amended) and in order to bring reason into our partying.
“Mr. Abdullahi Masi (APC), the state youth leader, is suspended from the party upon receipt of the disciplinary committee report,” he said.
He said a disciplinary committee would be set up to properly investigate the case with a view to bringing the culprits to justice.