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Okorocha, 6 others to face APC disciplinary committee for alleged anti-party activities


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and six other big wigs of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state have been invited to appear before a disciplinary committee set up by the state chapter of the party in Owerri, the state capital.

The seven men are to appear before the committee on Wednesday.

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Others invited included: APC candidate for Imo East senatorial district, Emma Ojinere; House of Representatives candidate for Ezinihitte Mbaise/Ahiazu Mbaise Federal Constituency, Rapheal Igbokwe; Ehime Mbano/IhitteUboma/Obowo Federal Constituency candidate.

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Others are Chike Okafor; state Deputy Speaker, Ugonna Ozuruigbo; Eddy Iheanacho and a gubernatorial aspirant, Obinna Mbata.

In the invitation letter signed by the Committee Chairman, Matthew Omegara; and Secretary, Kevin Ugwu on Tuesday, in Owerri, the committee stated that the affected persons were invited for various anti-party activities.

According to the letter, the committee will take decisions on what it described as “the ugly activities” after investigations.

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The committee will meet at the APC Secretariat/Campaign office, Owerri, between January 16 and 17, 2019 and 9am and 6pm respectively.

The invitation letter reads in part, “The above-named are directed to appear before a disciplinary committee of the All Progressives Congress, Imo State, to answer to complaints made against them respectively on “anti-party activities, conduct likely to have adverse effects on the party and bring the party into hatred, contempt, ridicule or disrepute and factionalisation of party membership.”

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