The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state has expelled
Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa for alleged anti-party activities.
Senator Marafa represents Zamfara Central in the upper legislative
chamber of the National Assembly.
Others expelled along with the Federal lawmaker for the same alleged
offence are Hon Aminu Sani Jaji, and Mal Ibrahim Wakkala Liman.
According to a statement signed by its State Publicity Secretary, Shehu
Isah, and made available to newsmen in Abuja yesterday, the decision
followed the activation of the provisions of Article 21 (A) ii and (D) V
which spells out the punishment for members who violate the APC
constitutional provisions and engaged in acts inimical to the interest
of the party.
The statement said, “for the avoidance of doubt, the said Article 21 (A)
(ii) and (D) (V) of the APC Constitution (2014 as amended) provides as
A (ii) “Anti-Party activities or any conduct, which is likely to
embarrass or have adverse effect on the party or bring the party into
hatred, contempt, ridicule or disrepute”
D (V) “Any member who files an action in Court of law against the party
or any of its Officers on any matter or matters relating to the
discharge of the duties of the party without first exhausting the
avenues for redress provided for in this Constitution shall
automatically stand expelled from the party on filling such action and
no appeal against expulsion as stipulated in this Clause shall be
entertained until the withdrawal of the action from from Court by the
We are therefore by this notice informing the general public that from
the date of the said resolution, the aforementioned members cease to be
members of the All Progressives Congress and consequently are
disentitled from enjoying right, privileges and benefits from the party,
the statement added.