NNPP sacks Katsina party chairman, deputy gov’ship candidate, others over “illegal meeting” with APC

The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Katsina State has sacked the state chairman of the party, Sani Liti; the deputy governorship candidate, Muttaqa Rabe-Darma, and other key stakeholders of the party.

This was revealed in a statement released by spokesperson of the party, Nasiru Usman-Kankia.

Usman-Kankia explained that key leaders of the party were dismissed over alleged anti-party activities.

They were dismissed from the party over their endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC on Thursday.

“As you are already aware, a section of the state executive leadership of the party convened an unauthorized meeting on Thursday, March 9, the decision of which almost rocked the party”, Usman-Kankia explained.

“An emergency exco meeting comprising 19 out of 29 members was conveyed to discuss the immediate and remote causes of the illegal meeting.

“Facts have emerged that the illegal meeting was unconstitutionally convened without the consent of the state executive committee.

“It was also discovered that even when invitations were sent for the illegal meeting to state and local government exco members and ward chairmen, they were informed that the purpose of the meeting was to discuss and disburse funds for the settlement of polling unit agents and ward coordinators.

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