Ex-IGP Abba screened out of APC senatorial race
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified Suleiman Abba, former inspector-general of police (IGP), from Jigawa State senatorial race. Yekini Nabena, spokesman of the ruling party, in a statement on Tuesday. This is a blow to the former top cop who recently turned against his former boss ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by calling him names, in a bid to make himself acceptable to the ruling party.
Abba had sought to contest the Jigawa south senatorial district election under the platform of the APC in 2019.
“The National Working Committee (APC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not cleared former Inspector-General of Police, Barr. Suleiman Abba to contest the Party’s Jigawa South Senatorial District Primaries,” the statement read.
“Barr. Suleiman Abba’s name was erroneously included in the list of NWC-cleared aspirants.”