The executive committee of the Adamawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has removed its Chairman, Ibrahim Bilal, over alleged misconduct.
Naija News reports that Bilal, who was removed from office by 25 members of the state committee was to have committed offense ranging from alleged misconduct, corruption, and dereliction of duty.
The 25 executives in a statement released on Monday further highlighted their reasons for his removal saying: “We the undersigned members of the state executive committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State, wish to pass a vote of no confidence on the chairman of Adamawa State chapter of APC, Alh. Ibrahim Bilal, over gross misconduct.”
According to them, Bilal failed to respond to the allegations of gross misconduct leveled against him as provided for in the constitution.
“We view his failure to respond to the weighty allegations as acceptance of guilt,” they said.
They said, a formal complaint was issued on 26 August 2022, to three executive officers of the party over constitutional violations which constitute gross misconduct in line with the spirit of fair hearing as provided by the constitution.
According to them, a seven-day grace, which elapsed on 1st September 2022 were given to persons involved including; Alh. Ibrahim Bilal, the secretary of the party, Mr. Raymond D. Chidama, and the treasurer of the party, Alh. Yahya Hammanjulde.
However, the secretary and the treasurer are said to have responded and made convincing submissions and hence cleared their names, but the chairman allegedly refused to respond.
He was immediately replaced by his deputy.
This article was originally published on Naija News