The embattled state Chairman of Young Progressives Party(YPP), Uluocha Nelcinn Chiemezuo has been suspended from office as the state Chairman of YPP in Abia State.
In a letter signed by Abia YPP State working Committee and made available to www.newsmirrorng.com
The letter addressed to the National Chairman reads:
” In view of the unhealthy attitudes, actions, anti-party activities before, during and after the general elections of 2023, denying party Stakeholders of their heavy support and funding of our great party before and during the general elections of 2023, intimidation on fellow executive members and abuse of office, bridge of party’s constitution (as amended in 2022) and other gross misconduct by Hon. Uluocha Nelcinn Chimezuo haven considered and examine his activities since assumption of the position as State Chairman, and several cautions were given before now, the most recent unacceptable, unbelievable and shameless action by the Said Hon. Uluocha Nelcinn Chimezuo who openly accepted and acknowledged an appointment as SSA on Revenue and Policy Formulation to Chief Victor Ikeji the TC Chairman of Umuahia North LGA Council from an opposition party Labour Party LP, and the attack on YPP Abia State through her Publicity Secretary on the said appointment on social media which has raised concerns to our party faithfuls and stakeholders of YPP Abia State Chapter.
The State Working Committee (SWC) have frawn at his unholy alliance with the Labour Party LP Abia State Chapter and has unanimously pass vote of no confidence on Hon. Uluocha Nelcinn Chimex who we believe can no longer lead our great party or protect the image of YPP as State Chairman in Abia State, he is hereby removed from office as the State Chairman from this day 11th December 2023 in this executive meeting day held at the State Party Secretariat 75 Aba Road Umuahia Abia State, according to the provisions of our great party’s constitution as amended in 2022, therefore anyone engaging in any business with him should be on personal basis not as State Chairman of YPP Abia.
The Young Progressives Party YPP Abia State Chapter is not a private business and shouldn’t be run by an individual or be converted into one man’s personal property
At such according to the provisions of our party’s constitution in article 31, we hereby vote in Comr. Uzodinma E Nwoko who has got experience haven being the Pioneer Chairman of our great party before now shall on acting capacity as State Chairman of from this day 11th December 2023, during general executive meeting of the SWC in our State Party Secretariat 75 Aba Road Umuahia Abia State, pending when an election is conducted.
Recall that the before now, the state Publicity Secretary, Bestman Eruba has said categorically that the Young Progressives Party is not in any officical alliance with the Labour Party and doesn’t intend to do so in the nearest future. We are a party with distinct manifesto, ideology and principles as ennuaciated in our constitution accordingly the decision of an individual member of the party who in consideration of his private reasons has acted personally cannot be deemed as the collapse of the most prosperous party in Abia State.
The statement further stated this; consequently that the State Working Committee will consult with leaders of our party to review the development and take appropriate action (s) in order to defend the image and the integrity of the party pursuant to the provisions of the party’s constitution.
” We also wish by this release to inform the general public, our teaming supporters and members across the country that the Young Progressives Party in Abia State is still very much intact and nothing can diminish our strength”
” We appreciate the avalanche of inquiries by the media, the outpouring of love and the solidarity of the good people of Abia State who massively voted for our party in the just concluded 2023 general elections and urge them to keep faith with the Young Progressives Party as we rededicate our passion to serve the people”, the statement concluded.
This suspension may have ended the reign of the embattled state Chairman, pending the ratification from the National Working Committee of the Party, led by Bishop Amakiri as the National Chairman.