Dumebi Kachikwu, the presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) was expelled from the party for alleged anti-party activities.
Ralph Nwosu, national chairman of the party, announced the decision to expel Kachikwu and seven other members on Saturday September 17.
Nwosu said a seven-member disciplinary committee found Dumebi guilty of all the allegations against him.
“The seven-man disciplinary panel set up by the African Democratic Congress, ADC to look into allegations of serious misconduct, anti-party activities and gross violations of the Party constitution, among others, brought against Mr. Dumebi Kachikwu and others, sat on September 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 and 14 respectively and officially delivered its report to the party leadership on September 15, 2022.
“The panel found Mr. Dumebi Kachikwu and others guilty of the allegations against them and then, in accordance with article 15 of the party constitution, recommended that Mr. Dumebi Kachikwu and others be expelled from the party.
“The NOC met on September 16, 2022 to deliberate on the report and accepted the Group’s report with modification.
“Therefore, the following people are expelled from the Party: Dumebi Kachikwu, Kingsley Oggah, Bello Isiyaka, Kabiru Hussain, Kennedy Odion, Musa Hassan, Clement Ehiator and Alaka Godwin William.
“With this development, the party has taken strategic steps to clean up its stable and determined to enter the account across the country.”