Crisis Rocks Isoko Youth Body As ‘Black Sheep’ Second Vice President Faces Suspension


Leadership is currently said to be rocking the Isoko National Youth Assembly, (INYA), Delta state with a failed attempt to overthrow the incumbent President of the Assembly, Umuakpo Ovie.

Our correspondent reliably gathered that following the failed attempted ‘coup’ to unseat the youth president, the association slammed the second Vice President of the Isoko National Youth Assembly, (INYA), Kelvin Apar-Itesah, been referred to as ‘black sheep’, with an indefinite suspension from office.

In a statement signed by the secretary general, Isoko National Youth Assembly Worldwide, Amos Ogbokor-Etaluku, obtained by our correspondent, disclosed that the second vice president Kelvin Apar-Itesah, was suspended as a result of gross misconduct, insubordination among others.

“The general public especially youths, traditional rulers, Leaders of Isoko descent as well as government and private institutions, is by this publication, notified that Mr Kelvin Apar-Itesah, Second Vice President, Isoko National Youth Assembly has been suspended indefinitely.

“This followed a resolution of an enlarged Council meeting held on 15th October, 2019 at Aradhe town hall, Isoko North Local Government Area with all National Executives, clan governors and representatives in attendance and presided over by the Capacity President, Comrade Umuakpo Ovie.

“After careful deliberations and considerations of issues against him, bordering on gross misconduct and insubordination, attempted but failed coup, in connivance with enemies of the government and attempting to harvest signatures of other executives over false and unsubstantiated claims to unseat Mr President;

“Forceful possession and destruction of initial attendance sheet of sitting; unruly behaviour and disruption of sitting.

“Council unanimously resolved that he, Mr. Kelvin Itesah, be suspended indefinitely until all investigations are concluded. However, he may appeal accordingly for consideration or/and otherwise.”, the statement said.

Reacting to his suspension, the second Vice President of Isoko National Youth Assembly, Kelvin Apar-Itesah, said his suspension is a “joke taking to far. He who was suspended cannot suspend another. You will hear from me. Be calm please”


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