The leadership of All Progressives Congress, Nassarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has suspended the Commissioner for Land and Survey, Dr. Salihu Alizaga over alleged insubordination to the party in the area.
The suspension was announced by the Chairman, Caretaker Committee, Malle Moses on Thursday in Nasarawa Eggon. The decision was made after he constituted a seven-man committee to investigate the allegation levelled against the Commissioner by the APC leadership of Nassarawa Eggon/Alizaga ward.
According to him, the suspension of the Commissioner will pave way for a further investigation into his
alleged insubordination to the party leadership in his ward.
“As you can see, we have received formal complaint/petition against Dr. Ahmed Salihu Alizaga from the APC leadership of his ward, Nassarawa Eggon/Alizaga.
“So, we decided to constitute a seven-man committee to investigate the allegation levelled against the commissioner by the party leadership of his ward.
“It is in view of this that we the leadership of the party at the local government level decided to suspend the commissioner pending the outcome of the investigation on his alleged insubordination,” he said.
Moses urged the committee to do a thorough investigation in the interest of the party and for the general development of the country.
In reaction to the suspension, the Commissioner Dr. Salihu Alizaga said that he was not aware of the suspension, adding that the leadership of the party does not have the power to suspend him.
“I am the leader of the party in the local government area so nobody has the right to suspend me. They can’t just sit down and say they have suspended me without inviting me for a meeting.
“I have not been invited by my ward on this matter. Nobody has given me a letter of invitation to go to my ward and have a meeting with them.
“By the constitution of the APC, the caretaker committee that is not a legally constituted authority cannot suspend any member not to talk of suspending the leader of the party in the local government area.”