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NYCN suspends President over alleged N369m gift



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The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has suspended its National President, Sukubo Sara-Igbe Sukubo over alleged N369million received from political parties and candidates during the 2023 general elections.In

what appears to be a fresh crisis in the organization, its National Executive Council (NEC) also announced the suspension of the Deputy President, Comrade Innocent Nduanya and the Secretary General, Comrade Suleiman Abubakar Abutu.

This was made public at briefing of NYCN in Abuja on Monday.

In eight-point allegations, the suspended officials were accused of engaging in “numerous self-serving activities in the name of the Council.

“Due to the severity of the actions of the now suspended officials and President of the Council especially as it relates to the forgery of public documents and deceit of a public institution (the Corporate Affairs Commission) in the process, we have swiftly alerted the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) who are well on top of the matter and have made some very disturbing revelations on the activities of the now suspended President and officials of the Council.

“The NPF has also promised to fish out every other person(s) involved in this treachery and prosecute them.”

In the interim, the body appointed Mr. Akoshile Ademola as the Acting President to pilot the affairs of the Council for the next six months pending the conduct of its Congress.

Those that signed the statement were; Comrade Dotun Omoleye (National Public Relations Officer); Comrade Bashir Garba (National Legal Adviser); Comrade Smart Uwakwe (National Vice President, South East); Comrade Bishop Kanatapwa (National Vice President, North East); Comrade Zaka Nehemiah (National Program Officer).

Others were: Comrade Izunna Agwuncha (National Organizing Secretary, South East); Comrade Ibrahim Inuwa Dangata (National Organizing Secretary, North East); Comrade Aminu Ubale Funtua (National Organising Secretary, North West); Comrade Blessing Okwe (National Organising Secretary, North Central) and Comrade Damola Olugbode (National Organising Secretary, South West).

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