Party Suspends Presidential Candidate, 8 Others Over Alleged Corruption

The African Action Congress, AAC on Monday declared that it had suspended its national chairman and 2019 presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, and nine others over alleged corruption and abuse of office.

The party which said the suspension of her presidential candidate and others was for six months in the first instance, and appointed Leonard Nzenwa, as the new national chairman.

Sowore’s suspension was conveyed in a communique read by Mazi Okwy, a member of the party’s National Executive Committee.

The decision of the party, according to the communique, signed by the acting National Chairman, Leonard Nzenwa and the Deputy National Secretary, Abayomi Francis Olufemi, was the resolution of the National Executive Committee of the AAC, at its 2nd National Executive Committee meeting, held 27th March 2019, in Abuja.

The party, according to the communique, accused Mr. Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters of “deliberate inability to convene or hold the constitutionally mandated quarterly meetings of the National Executive Committee and other organs of the party.”

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