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The National Working Committee (NWC), of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has ratified the suspension of its Ebonyi State chapter chairman, Okorie Tochukwu Okoroafor.
PDP NWC made this known at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja on Friday.
National Publicity Secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba in a statement explained that this was done according to sections 29 (2) (b) and 57(3) of the party’s constitution (as amended in 2017).
Ologunagba said the NWC has on behalf of the National Executive Committee, NEC, approved the suspension of Okorie Tochukwu Okoroafor with effect from, Friday, January 27, 2023, over allegations of anti-party activities and violation of provisions of Section 58 (1) of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).
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The statement reads in part: ‘Consequently, Okorie Tochukwu Okoroafor has been referred to the party’s appropriate Disciplinary Committee for further action.’
In another report, the Government of Ebonyi State will soon introduce a rail transport system from Abakaliki Town to the International Airport.
Governor David Umahi made this announcement during a Local Government APC Rally held at Nkwagu Primary School in Abakaliki Local Government Area.
Governor Umahi pointed out that the project, which would be carried out in partnership with the incoming government, would diversify mode of transportation within the urban and to the Airport.
The Governor applauded the people and Stakeholders of Abakaliki Local Government Area for their massive mobilization to the rally, saying it was an indication of their readiness to possess their stake in the March Guber poll.