PDP suspends Sam Egwu, 23 others in Ebonyi

Ø Umahi is new Zik of Africa – Ohanaeze   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State has suspended former governor of the state, Sam Egwu, and 23 others all of whom are National Assembly members from the State, for alleged anti-party activities.The party disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday by its State Chairman, Barr. Onyekachi Nwebonyi and the Secretary, Chief Simon Anyigor, respectively.The affected members were directed to appear before the party’s disciplinary committee later to defend themselves on the allegation leveled against them. This is coming as the OhanaezeNdigbo Youth Council Worldwide has…

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Ebonyi Gov., David Umahi dumps PDP for APC

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor’s defection comes after weeks of speculation that he had taken the decision to dump the opposition party for the ruling party.  Addressing a press conference in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, yesterday, Umahi confirmed that he has joined the governing APC to protest the injustice in the PDP; and not because he wanted the PDP to hand him its presidential ticket ahead of the 2023 elections Umahi, regarded as…

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Nigerian governor sacks over 1,000 aides

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday announced the sack of more than 1,000 aides for non-performance. He said the dissolution would take effect from August 1, 2020. Umahi made the announcement in Abakaliki during a virtual swearing-in of some Special Assistants and Caretaker Chairmen of Local Governments, among others. He noted that governance of the state was no longer “business as usual.” The governor listed the affected categories of aides to include: Technical Assistants (TAs), Senior Technical Assistants (STAs) and Executive Assistants (EAs). ”We have over 1,000 of…

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