The executives of the Peoples Democratic Party in Igyorov Council Ward, Gboko Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue have suspended the National Chairman of the party, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu citing anti party as the reason for the suspension.

This is contained in a statement signed by 12 out of 17 officials of the ward and issued on Sunday in Makurdi.

“We observed with utmost dismay that Iyorchia Ayu who is the National Chairman of PDP worked against the success of the party in Igyorov Council Ward.

“It is on record that, he has also failed to pay his Annual Subscription Fees as provided under Section 8 Subsection 9 of the constitution of PDP 2017 (As Amended).

“Further investigation also revealed that, he did not vote during the: Governership and State Assembly Elections held on March 18, 2023,” the statement stated.

It further stated that it was also discovered that, most of his closest allies worked for the opposition party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) and hence, the abysmal performance of the PDP in Igyorov Ward.

It stated that in view of the foregoing, a vote of no confidence was passed on him and he was suspend as a member of the party with immediate effect.

According to the statement, the suspension took effect on March 24. 

On contacting the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Bemgba Iortyom for confirmation, he said that he saw the letter suspending Ayu just like any other person and cannot confirm the story any better.

He, however, confirmed the authenticity of the letter suspending Ayu.

By Editor

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