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Gombe APC suspends Sen. Amos, Rep member over ‘anti-party’ activities 

The Gombe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Senator Bulus K Amos and a House of Representatives member, Yunusa Ahmad Abubakar.…

The Gombe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Senator Bulus K Amos and a House of Representatives member, Yunusa Ahmad Abubakar.

A statement signed by the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Moses Kyari, said Senator Amos, representing Gombe South Senatorial District of the state, was suspended by the ward executives of the APC in Bambam Ward of Balanga Local Government.

According to him, Senator Amos was suspended over anti-party activities during the General Elections.

He said the suspension came about as a result of a petition written from his ward, which caused a five-member committee of the ward to investigate and get to the root of the matter about two weeks ago.

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“The committee invited Senator Amos, who could not defend himself from the allegations. Hence, the committee recommended his suspension and eventual expulsion from the party. The order of suspension takes effect from today, Saturday, April 8, 2023,” he said.

According to Kyari, the member representing Yamaltu/Deba Federal Constituency, Yunusa Ahmad Abubakar, was also suspended from the APC.

The publicity secretary explained that the suspension followed the outcome of a disciplinary committee that found him guilty of anti-party activities at the just concluded General Elections.

“His suspension also takes effect from Saturday, April 8, 2023. And both suspensions have been ratified by the State Executive Council of the APC,” he said.

When contacted, Senator Amos media aide, Mr Felix Manassah, described the suspension as a political witch-hunt.

“Why didn’t the letter emanate from the ward and signed by the chairman and the secretary of the APC? Instead, it is the state publicity secretary of the party that signed the said suspension letter.”

“Why did the letter fail to indicate when the so-called committee sat and deliberate on the allegations against the senator. It also failed to clearly state how the senator offended the party and at what level,” he said.

According to Manassah, “the said suspension clearly showed that there was a motive from the beginning to suspended him from the party because some people don’t want him in the party.”

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