APC informed national body over Shehu Sani suspension

The Kaduna state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has written the national secretariat of the party informing them of the decision. Of the leadership of the party.

at the various levels in the state to suspend Senator Shehu Sani for what they described as continuous breach of the party rules and constitution.

In a letter dated December 9, 2016 addressed to the National Secretary and signed by the Acting state Chairman of the party, Alhaji Shuaibu Idris, the party said Senator Shehu Sani was initially suspended for an 11 Months period within which he was expected to week the forgiveness of the party.

The party said that rather than seek amicable settlement if the issues that led to his suspension in other for the suspension to be lifted, the Senator choose to escalate the problems by causing more division within the party.

The letter reads: “the National Secretary may be aware of recent events in our state concerning the Senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Senator Shehu Sani. The Senator was suspended last year for an eleven months period, following continuous breach of party rules and constitution.

“He was expected to use the period to seem forgiveness and redress with party leaders at state, local government area and ward levels. Unfortunately, rather than seek amicable solution with the party at all levels to quash the allegations against him, he choose to escalate the problems by causing more division within the party and going into verbal set with party leaders at all levels.

“Accordingly at the lapse of his eleven month suspension and without ah sign of remorse or seeking of resolution from the Senator’s side, the ward executive had no choice but to extend his suspension indefinitely. This was endorsed by the par leadership of Kaduna Central, zone and subsequently he the state executive committee of the party”.

Senator Shehu Sani was first suspended by the leadership of the party in the state in 2015, by the decision was upturned by a committee set up by the North West zonal leadership of the party who also ordered all parties to the dispute to maintain status quo ante.

While section 21 B(i and ii) of the APC constitution empower the leadership of the party to set up a disciplinary committee to investigate allegations against any member, Senator Sani said that at no time has the party invited him to appear before any committee based on any allegation against him.

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