The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday suspended Ndudi Elumelu and six other members over insubordination, indiscipline and disobedience.
Elumelu was suspended alongside Hon. Wole Oke, Hon. Lynda Ikpeazu, Hon. Anayo Edwin, Hon. Gideon Gwadi, Hon. Toby Okechukwu and Hon. Adekoya Abdul-Majid.
PDP summoned the lawmakers on Thursday for participating in the minority leadership tussle at the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
“After preliminary examination by the NWC, it was evident that the roles played by the above-mentioned members, bordered on indiscipline, insubordination and disobedience of party, directives contrary to Section 58 (1)(b)(c)(f)(h) of the PDP Constitution,” PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan said in a statement.
“Consequent upon this, the above-mentioned members of our party are hereby suspended for one month and this matter is hereby referred to the National Disciplinary Committee of our party, in keeping with Section 57(3) of the PDP Constitution.”