Sulaiman Adamu an APC Chieftain and the caretaker Chairman of the party in Yola South Local Government of Adamawa State has been expelled from the APC for saying he wished the vice President Osinbajo Yemi replaced President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to a statement by John Akpan Udoedehe, the APC National Secretary, the expulsion takes immediate effect.
Akpan said this decision was part of the resolutions reached the 16th meeting of the caretaker /extraordinary convention Planning Committee(CECPC)held at the National Secretariat on Wednesday in Abuja.
He said, that’’ the party received and deliberate on the report of Adamu’s infractions and recommendations of the 7-member disciplinary committee set up by the Adamawa State working committee.
Adamu was condemned by the APC for his ‘’unwholesome utterances on President Muhammadu Buhari, the leader of the Party’’the statement said.
‘’He was also found guilty of bringing the image of the party to disrepute, thereby creating doubt on his leadership quality and loyalty to the party’’.
The CECPC told members to always demonstrate and restraint and desist from activities and utterances that are inimical to the interest of the ruling party.
Recall that in August, the Department of State Security Services(DSS) grilled former Adamawa Governor Jibrilla Bindow over comment against Buhari.
Bindow, defeated by the former Federal Capital Territory(FCT) Minister, Governor Bala Muhammed of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) had convened a meeting of his allies. This was part of his consultations in preparation for the 2023 gubernatorial race.
The parley, attended by Adamu, exAdamawa speaker, Kabiru Mijinyawa, ex-administrator, Yola West Development Area, Abubakar Sirimbai’’, ex-commissioner, Aliyu Mustapha, and ex-adviser Yusha’u Adamu.
In leaked audio, Adamu castigated Buhari for his leadership, complaining bitterly about the State of the country and the party.
”Even Buhari himself, what is his impact on the party? Of what value is he to us? How I wish he had contracted coronavirus so that Osinbajo would take over?’’ Adamu had said in Fulfulde.