Following alleged anti-party activities, the lawmaker representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency, Kano State, in the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has been suspended from the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Jibrin headed the campaign team of Femi Gbajabiamila for the post of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The suspension was by the APC in Bewaji local government area of Kano State.
According to a statement by the chairman of the party in Bebeji, Suleiman Gwarmai, a seven-man committee was looked into a petition against Jibrin recommended his suspension.
The statement reads: “Upon a petition received by the APC executive committee of Bebeji Local Government, a seven-man committee was inaugurated to investigate all the issues raised by the petitioner.
“After a thorough investigation, the committee submitted its report and recommendations to the Local Government executive which subsequently met and adopt as follows: That having confirmed various anti-party activities by Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa which was found contrary to some provisions of the party’s constitution, ranging from article 21, paragraph A (ii) (V).
“And (Vii) the executive committee adopted the report and hereby suspended Hon. Kofa with immediate effect for 12 months.
“That the executive committee also adopted the committee’s recommendation urging the state Executive committee to recommend to the national executive the immediate expulsion of Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa from the party for various offenses.”