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PDP crisis leads to Baraje’s resignation as NRC Chairman

14 November 2013, 12:12

Abuja - The chairman of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) governing board and chairman of the breakaway faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has resigned as chairman of the NRC.

Baraje had earlier sent his resignation letter to the  Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim.

According to Thisday, Baraje’s resignation comes at a time that the NRC board members passed a vote of no confidence in Baraje.

They complained about his apparent inability to meet up with the minimum requirements to convey board meetings for each quarter of the year. The ruling PDP had on Monday suspended Baraje with other executive  members of the splinter PDP group.

Read more at Thisday

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