The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has suspended its Chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango, and Deputy Chairman Hon. Amos Gombi Goyol over alleged diversion of presidential campaign funds and N9.8 million meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) during the 2019 General Elections.
This was disclosed by the party’s Publicity Secretary John Akans during an interview with journalists at the party’s secretariat in Jos on Wednesday.
Speaking with Journalists, Akans revealed that a vote of no confidence has been passed on the state chairman and his deputy stressing it was the
In his words; “We the undersigned members of the State Executive of the Peoples Democratic Party, Plateau State Chapter in a meeting held on the 24th day of April 2019 at the State Party Office due to imminent issues arising from elections and party affairs; a vote of no confidence is passed against the Party Chairman Hon. Dimishi T. Sango and his deputy Hon. Amos Gombi Goyol in the bid to save the Party.The party has also appointed Vice Chairman of Plateau North, Chris Hassan as its acting Chairman in the state.
According to him, the resolutions reached which led to their suspension were, “That the resources sent to the State for the Presidential elections were not accounted for by the Chairman aided by the Deputy Chairman concealed the amount sent by the Presidential Campaign Committee and created a fraudulent unseen template used as ‘a sharing formula’ unknown to the State Party structure and up till date no disclosure has been made by the Chairman and/or the Deputy Chairman.
“The monies raised and saved by the party to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to help relieve their pains were also not accounted for up till this moment. No mention has been made of the stated funds. It is worthy to note that the Deputy Chairman is the Chairman Committee on IDPs for the party.
He said the state PDP Campaign Council has also been dissolved with immediate effect, and urged the chairman and other campaign council members to return party property in their possession.