Umahi sacks Ebonyi Broadcasting Corporation board chairman


Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has sacked the Board Chairman of the Ebonyi Broadcasting Corporation (EBBC), Mrs Patience Ogodo.

Mr Emmanuel Uzor, Umahi’s Chief Press Secretary, who issued a statement to NAN on Saturday, said that the sack was sequel to Ogodo’s suspension as a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees.

Uzor alleged that PDP’s National Executive Committee (NEC) had suspended Ogodo for acts inconsistent with her mandate which included: absenteeism and other anti-party activities.

”Consequently, Ogodo is directed to hand over all government properties in her possession within 24 hours to the closet person on the board.

”The governor wishes to stress that Ogodo’s suspension was in affirmation of the PDP’s NEC which tried and found her guilty of anti- party activities and other sundry actions.

”This was unbecoming of a board of trustees member from a highly disciplined party like the PDP as it acted in line with the party’s constitution,” the statement read.

The statement further stated that the governor wished her well in her new political journey.


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