…C/River chap­ter suspends 4 LG chair­men

Daily Trust - - BUSINESS - From Eyo Charles, Cal­abar

The lin­ger­ing in­tra-party squab­bles and re­ported divi­sion in the Cross River State chap­ter of the APC came to a cli­max at the week­end with the sus­pen­sion of four lo­cal gov­ern­ment chair­men of the party.

The state Pub­lic­ity Sec­re­tary of the party, Men’s Ikpeme, in a state­ment, con­veyed the de­ci­sion of the party af­ter its 15th state EXCO meet­ing, where they in­voked Ar­ti­cle 21 of the APC Con­sti­tu­tion, which pre­scribes pun­ish­ment for any­body in­volved in anti-party ac­tiv­i­ties.

Those sus­pended with im­me­di­ate ef­fect in­cluded Richard Ag­bor (Ikom LGA), Abam Eta ( Yakurr LGA), Amba Bitty (Etung LGA), Osowan Otu (Boki LGA) and Eugenia Takon, an ex-of­fi­cio.

The state chap­ter of the party also ac­cused one John Ntem of im­per­son­at­ing the state party chair­man.

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