The Rivers State chapter All Progressives Congress, APC has suspended two chieftains of the party, Senator Magnus Abe; and Rt. Hon. Igo Aguma.

Citynews Nigeria reports that Isaac Ogbubula-led Caretaker Committee of the APC in the state announcement their suspension following the crisis in the party within the state.

Ogbubula whose faction is loyal to Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, announced the suspension at a media briefing on Saturday.

The decision to suspend the two chieftains, according to him was taken at a meeting of the committee today, Saturday.

He further said their expulsion came following reports from ward 16 in Gokana Local Government Area against Senator Abe and from ward two in Port Harcourt Local Government Area in the case of Aguma.

Also suspended was former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Wogu Booms as well as Livingstone Nweche, who is the media adviser to Aguma.

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Ogbubula said the state committee has recommended their expulsion from the party.