Senator Ahmed Makarfi Suspended From PDP


Zakari Isah, Kaduna 

The People's Democratic Party, PDP has announced the suspension of former Kaduna State Governor, former Senator and Acting PDP National Chairman, Senator Ahmed Muhammad Makarfi for anti party activities.

In a two-page suspension notice which was dated Sunday, May 14th, 2023, signed by the Chairman, Tudun-Wada Makarfi Ward, Saidu Aliyu and five others said the suspension was as a result of persistent contravention of the party's constitution.

The letter of suspension notice reads:

"You are hereby notified that as a result of your persistent contravention of the provisions of Sections 58 [3] [1, 58 [1] (h) and 58 (s] of the Constitution of the Peoples Democratic Party (as Amended in 2017), to wit; engaging in anti-party activities, promoting factions within the Party, and causing disaffection among members of the Party all at the Tudun-Wada Makarfi Ward of Makarfi Local Government".

"1. Showing yourself to be highly self-opinionated and intolerant of dissenting views irrespective of their merit,

2. fractionalizing the Party using your influence as a member of the national leadership of the Party".

"3. undermining the Party's laid down guidelines and procedures in the day to day management of the affairs of the Party,

4. engineering and promoting the arbitrary expulsion of loyal members of our Party at the Tudun Wada Ward without recourse to due process".

The party in the letter also accused the former Governor, Senator Makarfi for undermining the Party's mobilization during the recently concluded General Elections by engineering a skewed distribution of the resources meant for campaign mobilization for the Elections.

"The Executive Committee of the Tudun Wada Ward of Makarfi Local Government Area, therefore at its meeting held on May 14, 2025, resolved to suspend you forthwith from your membership with the Tudun Wada Makarfi Ward of the Kaduna State Peoples Democratic Party pending further appropriate disciplinary action against you".

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