JUST IN: PDP Expels Ex-Enugu Gov Nnamani, Ogbu, Fayose’s Son, Others
By Our Correspondent
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled former Enugu State Governor Chimaroke Nnamani, Chris Ogbu, Fayose John, and others from the party.
Their expulsion, News Point Nigeria learnt, was due to anti-party activities, the PDP said.
“The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at its 566th meeting today, Friday, February 10, 2023, approved the expulsion of the following individuals from the Party for anti-Party activities and other grave offences in violation of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017),” the party said in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary Debo Ologunagba.
Others expelled from the party include Ajijola Oladimeji (Ekiti Central), Olayinka Olalere (Ekiti Central II), Akerele Oluyinka (Ekiti North I), and Emiola Jennifer (Ekiti South II).
“The expulsion takes effect from today, Friday, February 10, 2023. The decision of the NWC is a sequel to the recommendation of the National Disciplinary Committee and pursuant to Sections 58 and 59 (1)(g) of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017),” PDP’s statement added.
“The PDP charges all members of our Party across the country to remain united and focused on the mission of our Party to Rescue, Rebuild, and Redirect our nation from misrule.”
News Point Nigeria reported that, the PDP had suspended some chieftains of the party in Ekiti, Enugu and Imo states over allegations of anti-party activities in January.
In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, announced the suspension of the party chieftains including Emiola Jennifer, Ajayi Samuel, Olayinka Olalere, Akerele Oluyinka and Fayose Oluwajomiloju, son of a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.
Others are Ayeni Funso and Ajijola Oladimeji.
Suspended from Enugu State is former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani, and Chris Ogbu from Imo State.
Ologunagba stated that the suspensions were with effect from Friday, January 20, 2023.