- The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress has lifted Senator Shehu Sani's suspension
- The party says the senator is confirmed as a bonafide member and leader of the party
- Sani was suspended by the party in Kaduna state on Thursday, August 2
The suspension on the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has been lifted by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The acting national publicity secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, communicated the decision in a statement on Sunday, August 5.
The statement reads: “The national secretariat has received the news of the suspension of Senator Shehu Sani by the Tudun Wada ward chairman and wish to clarify that the purported suspension of Distinguished Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna central senatorial district is hereby lifted and (he) is confirmed as a bonafide member and leader of our party.
“The chairman Kaduna state chapter has been directed to inform the relevant ward and local government chapters appropriately, and also put the necessary mechanism towards complementing the efforts of the national leadership towards ensuring lasting peace and unity in the party.
“It will be recalled that Senator Sani had shunned the idea of defecting to the PDP like other APC National Assembly members following the peace moves initiated by the national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole."
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna, on Thursday, August 2, announced that a senator from the state, Shehu Sani, remained suspended from the party even though he refused to defect like his colleagues recently.
The confirmation was made by the party’s chairman in the state, Emmanuel Jekada, who said Sani was on an indefinite suspension.
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