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DPC suspends Kogi gov candidate

02 December 2015, 13:34

Lokoja - The National Working Committee (NWC) of Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has suspended the party’s governorship candidate in Kogi State, Philip Ezekiel Koleola indefinitely, reports Leadership.

He was suspended over alleged anti-party activities.

His suspension followed a petition from the party’s Kogi State Chapter against the governorship candidate who was accused of gross anti-party activities.

Also read: DPC calls for fresh election in Kogi

A statement signed by the National Chairman of the party, Olusegun Peters, said the NWC had ratified his suspension by the Kogi State chapter of the party.  

He said the committee would also look into his purported decision to go to court in collaboration with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Idris Wada to challenge the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) directive to All Progressives Congress (APC) to substitute the late Abubakar Audu, its candidate in the  inconclusive election.

Read more at Leadership.

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