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More troubles for PDP as Ward suspends National Chairman Ayu



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The ward exco suspended Ayu for alleged anti-party activities after vote of no confidence.


The PDP’s National Chairperson, Iyorchia Ayu, has been immediately suspended by the party’s Executive Committee in the Benue State municipality of Igyorov in the Gboko Local Government Area.

Following a vote of no confidence in him, they suspended Ayu for anti-party actions.

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Banger Dooyum, the party’s secretary in Igyorov ward, read a resolution during which he claimed that Ayu and his supporters’ anti-party actions were a factor in the PDP’s defeat in his ward and local government in the governorship race.

Ayu is also charged with failing to pay his yearly dues as required by the party constitution. The documentation approving his suspension were signed by 12 of the exco’s 17 members.


They also alleged that the PDP chieftain did not vote during the governorship and state assembly elections held on the 18th of March, 2023.

According to them, most of Ayu’s closest allies worked for the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) which resulted in the abysmal performance of the PDP in Igyorov Ward.

The ward chairman of Igyorov, Kashi Philip, also signed the letter alongside the exco.