Ozo Okafor, has been suspended by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the National Vice Chairman (South-East).
According to a report by Daily Trust, Okafor’s suspension is coming following his alleged anti-party activities.
Okafor’s suspension was made known to the public by the South East Working Committee in Awka on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
The committee reportedly found Okafor’s recent activities to be against the interest of the political party.
The communiqué was signed by eight members out of the nine members of the NWC which include Ocheze Ubani, Woman Leader; Eugene Obi, Financial Secretary; John Iwuala, Organising Secretary and Henry Uzom, Youth Leader; Alex Ani, Treasurer; Francisca Ogadi, Ex-Officio; Jones Salem, Ex-Officio and Chief Smart Iheoma.
The communique reads: “It said that the anti-party activities contravened Articles 21(1) (g) (k) (i) (n) and 22(1) (C) (d) (e) (h) and (h) of APGA’s Constitution as amended.
“Sequel to the self-induced crisis currently instigated by some members of NWC of APGA and spearheaded by National Vice Chairman South-East, Ozo Okafor, we resolve as follows:
“That Ozo Okafor is suspended as a result of glaring anti-party activities, which he has been engaged in and in total breach of Articles 21(1)(g)(k)(i) (n) and 22(1)(C)(d)(e)(h) and (h) of APGA Constitution as amended.
“That we the South-East Working Committee appoint Chief Smart Iheoma as the Acting National Vice Chairman, in addition to his position as Assistant National Publicity Secretary, pending outcome of report of our disciplinary committee,” the communiqué stated.