The All Progressives Congress (APC) disclosed that the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Party , Timi Frank, has been suspended for anti-party activities.
Addressing newsmen on Friday, APC Vice Chairman (South- south) Eta Hilliard, said the zonal committee had approved the recommendations of the disciplinary committee after an “exhaustive deliberation”.
According to him, I received the report of the disciplinary committee setup to look into the allegations of embarrassing utterances and anti-party activities by Mr Timi Frank, the deputy national publicity secretary of this party.
He said incidentally, Timi Frank is from Bayelsa in the South South zone.
“In furtherance of satisfying the provision of the constitution of the APC, I had to call for this emergency meeting of the zone and after very exhausting deliberation, the zone has arrived at the confirmation of the disciplinary committee’s report that one, Mr Timi Frank be suspended from the party forthwith in line with article 1 (d) and (f), having been accepted by this house, Mr Timi Frank hereby stands suspended by this party.
“Number two, this zonal committee shall recommend to the national executive committee (NEC) for the expulsion of Timi Frank from this party in line with Article 21 D H (2 and 3) of our constitution,” he said.
Citing Article 21 of the party’s constitution, he explained that the party could discipline any erring member at all levels.
According to him, the party shall have power to discipline party members, the power shall be exercise on behalf of the party by the respective executive committee of the party at all levels.
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