AAC suspends Sowore, 8 others over alleged corruption, abuse of office

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THE African Action Congress, AAC, Monday, declared that it had suspended its national chairman and 2019 presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, and nine others over alleged corruption and abuse of office.

The party which said the suspension of Sowore and others was for six months in the first instance, appointed  Leonard Nzenwa,as the new national chairman.

Sowore’s suspension was conveyed in a communique read by Mazi Okwy, a member of the party’s National Executive Committee.

The decision of the party, according to the communique, signed by the acting National Chairman, Leonard Nzenwa and the Deputy National Secretary, Abayomi Francis Olufemi, was the resolution of the National Executive Committee of the AAC, at its 2nd National Executive Committee meeting, held 27th March, 2019, in Abuja.

The party, according to the communique, accused Mr Sowore, the publisher of SaharaReporters of “deliberate inability to convene or hold the constitutionally mandated quarterly meetings of the National Executive Committee and other organs of the party.”

Why African Action Congress suspended Sowore


The African Action Congress (AAC) on Monday, suspended its presidential candidate in the 2019 general election, Omoyele Sowore as the national chairman of the party.

The announcement of the suspension came on Monday during the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja.

According to the party’s NEC, Sowore was suspended for alleged anti-party activities, failure to convene NEC meeting and financial misappropriation.

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A new acting national chairman, Leonard Nzenwa, was immediately sworn-in.

The committee also announced that Sowore’s suspension and that of other members of his executive would last for six months except overturned by a National Convention of the party.
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