Kaduna PDP inaugurates 7 man committee to look into allegations of suspended members

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kaduna State chapter, has inaugurated a seven-man committee to look into allegations of the seven suspended members of the party.

This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Monday and signed by the state chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Felix Hassan Hyat.

The statement noted that the party set up the committee in line with the provisions of section 57 (I) of the 2017 constitution of the party.

Hyat contended that the disciplinary committee is expected to look into the allegations levelled against the suspended members and advise the party appropriately.

The seven members of the disciplinary committee are:

Hon Ishaq H Danmahawayi – Chairman,
Hon Hassan A Jumare – Member,
Hon Maria Dogo – Member,
Hon John M Bezard – Member,
Hon Daniel Amos – Member,
Hon Lawal Balarabe – Member, and
Hon Barr Simon Arabo- Member/Secretary

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The terms of reference given to the committee are :

(a).To ascertain specifically the participation or involvement of any suspended member either collectively or as I group in tempering with the results of Ward congresses held on the 14/03/2020 in the State.

(b). To determine the role/s of suspended members in trying to destabilise the Party and promote the discipline.

(c). To ascertain specifically the participation or involvement of any or all the suspended members in the recent publications through the social media that have created a negative image of the Party in general.

(d).To ascertain specifically the role/s of suspended members either individually or as a group in resorting to court actions against the Party without first exploring the internal mechanisms for settlement of disputes.

(e). To examine other matters against the suspended members that will amount to anti-party activities within the contemplation of the Party constitution of 2017 as amended.

The statement maintained that ‘In carrying out this assignment, the Committee should be guided by both the 2017 Party constitution as amended and the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.

” The Committee is authorised to use all available means of communication for meetings/deliberations in view of the current lockdown/curfew in the State.

‘ On behalf of the Party, I wish to sincerely thank the members of the committee for accepting to serve the Party at this crucial time and in an assignment of this importance.

‘ I solicit for the support of all concerned to enable the committee discharge this important assignment with a high sense of Justice, Equity and Fairness.

‘ The Committee has Seven (7) days starting from tomorrow, 18/05/2020 within which to submit its report”.

The suspended members are Senator. Suleiman Hunkuyi, Hon. Hashim Garba, Kubau Local Government, Dr Mato Dogara, Lere Local Government, Ibrahim Lazuru, Lere Local Government, Dr John Danfulani, Kachia Local Government, Lawal Imam Adamu, Soba Local Government and Ubale Salmanduna, Zaria Local Government



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