Ex-Presidential aspirant Sowore suspended by AAC over alleged corruption

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The African Action Congress, AAC, has suspended its presidential candidate in the 2019 elections and national chairman, Omoyele Sowore on Monday, over alleged corruption and abuse of office. 

The party announced Sowore’s suspension alongside eight others including its Deputy National Chairman (South West), Ogunlana Rotimi Jacob, for a period of six months.

Consequently, Dr. Leonard Ezenwa has been appointed acting National Chairman while Abayomi Francis Olufemi has been named Deputy National Chairman.

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A member of the AAC National Executive Committee, Mazi Okwy, who read the resolution of the party to journalists in Abuja, premised the decision on the alleged against Sowore, Publisher of Saharareporters and his executive.

He said the allegation bordered

“particularly with inflow of illegal foreign funds into the party and and personally retaining same in contravention of Section 225 (3)(4) of the 1999 constitution (as amended) together with eight others.”

The head of Media and PRO of Sowore Campaign Organization, Rachel Onamusi however said the announcement was not valid.

“Leonard (Ezenwa) has been suspended from the party for anti-party activities for months and is in no position to suspend the national chairman. I will send a fully formed press release shortly.” she said according to Punch. 

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