The crisis rocking the New Nigeria Peoples Party NNPP has worsened with the two factions suspending themselves.

The faction loyal to former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso in a national executive committee meeting in Abuja expelled the chairman of the board of trustees Dr. Boniface Aniebonam, the national Publicity secretary, Dr. Agbo Major and ten states National Working Committee members for forming a parallel NWC and state Executives.

The Kwankwaso group also upheld motions to extend the tenure of the acting national chairman , Mallam Abah-Kawu Ali, and to redesign the party’s logo.

The only Governor in the party, Alhaji Abba Yusuf of Kano state said he would continue to work closely with Senator Kwankwaso in his efforts to reposition the NNPP.

In their own move, the Board of Trustees of the New Nigeria Peoples Party led by Dr. Boniface Aniebonam suspended the presidential candidate in the February 25 general election, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso.

The Secretary of the BoT, Babayo Muhammed Abdulahi who made the announcement said that Kwankwaso has been suspended for six months over anti-party activities.

The suspension was put to a voice vote by members of the party at the special general assembly in Lagos.

The BoT also appointed new national officers headed by Dr Agbo Major as acting National Chairman and Comrade Ogini Olaposi as acting National Secretary alongside about 18 others.





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