Kaduna APC suspends women leader for criticising Sani


The women leader of the ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna  Maryam Suleiman has been suspended for   criticising Governor Uba Sani.
Her suspension letter dated March 31, 2024, was signed by  the chairman of the Badarawa/Malali ward, Ali Maishago and the secretary Zakkah Bassahuwa.
The letter said she was suspended for gross misconduct as well as alleged  defaming the character of the state governor.

The governor had at a town hall meetingon Saturday Kaduna,  said he inherited a debt burden of $587 million, N85 billion and N115m contractual liabilities from the administration of former governor Nasir el-Rufai, who governed the state for eight years.
However, reacting  in a video, the APC women leader, who is an ally of el-Rufai, criticised the governor over his remarks, urging him to desist from blaming his predecessor.
The APC ward officials  said the women leader’s suspension subsists until further investigation is conducted by constituted authority. According to the suspension letter, “The Badarawa/Malal/ Ward APC Executive Committee after due deliberations and careful examinations on the viral video clip released on 30th March 2024, via social networks: Facebook, WhatsApp, and Tiktok which is against the constitution of our dear party, APC as stated in article 21.2ll
“In view of the above, below are the gross misconducts where the subsequent suspension relied upon:
“Defamation of character of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State Malam Uba Sani.“Unauthorized publicity of the party dispute that discredited the personality of the Executive Governor of Kaduna State.
“Furthermore, from today Sunday 31 of March 2024, the leadership of APC Badarawa/Malali Ward unanimously resolved to suspend Hajiya Maryam Suleiman (Mai Rusau) from the Party pending further investigation on the matter from the constituted authority.”


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