The National Executive Council of the Labour Party, led by Alhaji Bashiru Lamidi Apapa, has suspended 12 party executives, including the Spokesperson of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council, Kenneth Okonkwo.
The suspension was announced at one of its meetings on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, in Bauchi State.
The 12 members were suspended for alleged anti-party activities and unruly behaviour against Alhaji Bashiru Lamidi Apapa’s led-Labour Party leadership, which include issuing a statement without the authority of the party.
Labour Party Suspends Kenneth Okonkwo And 11 Others Over Anti-party Activities
The suspension of the party chieftains was contained in a communique issued at the end of its National Executive Council meeting held on Wednesday in Bauchi State, North Central Nigeria.
The communique partly reads: “That the NEC in session also considers the action of twelve (12) of its members namely: Obiora Ifo, Kenneth Okonkwo, Pst. Mrs Adebayo Ekong, Com. P.G. Igene, Egnr. Adeola Adebanjo, Pst. Funke Awolowo, Sam Emeka Okpala, Barr. Folusho Leigh, Folakemi Collins, Com. Olubunmi Adesanya, Lanre Adenuga and Dr Olatubosun Oswald for their anti-party activities and unruly behaviour against the party leadership which include issuing statements without the authority of the party.”