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Nigeria vice-president suspended

Posted by on 2006/09/28 | Views: 1621 |

Nigeria vice-president suspended


Nigeria's ruling party has suspended Vice-President Atiku Abubakar for three months over corruption allegations.

Nigeria's ruling party has suspended Vice-President Atiku Abubakar for three months over corruption allegations.

Mr Abubakar has denied the claims, saying they are politically motivated.

He hopes to contest next year's general elections and backed a campaign to prevent President Olusegun Obasanjo from seeking a third term.

Mr Abubakar will remain vice-president but his suspension means he will not be eligible to seek the ruling PDP's presidential nomination.


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Fay(Katy, Texas, US)says...

Actually translates to bravehearted.