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Kogi Crisis Deepens As State APC Chair faces Suspension over ‘Vote of No Confidence’ on Bello

Stakeholders and elders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adavi local government area of Kogi State have vowed to suspend the embattled state chairman of the party, Alhaji Haddi Ametuo and Senator Mohammed Ohiare following alleged attempt to smear the name and office of the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello with the purported vote of no confidence letter to the national secretariat of the party.

The secretary of the party in the local government, Comrade Banabas Oyibo who addressed the teaming supporters and party faithful yesterday after the stakeholders meeting also dissociated themselves from the purported publication in some national dailies that Adavi people are not in support of the governor.

He said the local chapter of the party were seriously disturbed by the anti-party activities of their sons who are supposed to be good ambassadors of the Ebiras and the entire senatorial district.

“We have put machinery in motion to investigate them and once the report is out and they are found guilty, we will outrightly suspend them from our party because they have brought shame to our land,” he stated.

One of the chieftains of APC who spoke at the crowded meeting at Ogaminana, the head quarters of the local government, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Okara said the council has produced eminent politicians in the past and as well suffered untold hardship occasioned by the incessant political crises, saying the people of Adavi cannot afford to pass through another round of crises.

Okara who vehemently appealed to the stakeholders to call the duo of Haddi Ametuo and Senator Ohiare to order, stressed that their actions are against the progress of Ebira people and was capable of causing endless crises in Adavi and the entire land.

Okara who was said to be the special adviser to the governor on MDGs appealed to the party supporters and loyalists to always work harmoniously and give their unalloyed support to the governor to enable him transform the state.