Kaduna PDP Suspends Former Senator, Six Others, Expels Two

The Kaduna state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has handed down a six month suspension on a former Senator, Suleiman Hunkuyi and a former Deputy Speaker in the state House of Assembly.

Hunkuyi who once represented Kaduna North at the red chamber, was also a governorship aspirant of the party in the 2019 governorship election in the state.

He, alongside six others were suspended for alleged anti-party activities.

Those also suspended include; Hashim Garba from Kubau Local Government, Dr. Mato Dogara from Lere Local Government, Ibrahim Lazuru from Lere Local Government, Dr. John Danfulani from Kachia Local Government, Lawal Imam Adamu from Soba Local Government.

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The Publicity Secretary of the party, Abrahaman Catoh, who announced the development on Tuesday, said the party also expelled two of its members.

They are; Dr. John Danfulani and Ubale Salmanduna.

Their expulsion is with immediate effect.

Catoh explained that the expulsion and suspension of the party chieftains, followed the recommendations by a 7-man Disciplinary Committee set up by the State Care Taker Committee.