The Ekiti state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended indefinitely former governor Segun Oni from the party over alleged anti party activities.
Vanguard reports that the party announced the suspension of its former national deputy chairman (south) in a letter dated Wednesday, May 1, 2019 and addressed to the former state governor.
According to the report, the APC said its decision followed the shunning of an invitation by the party chieftain to appear before the ward executive to clear some allegations leveled against him.
The letter was said to have been signed by the chairman and secretary of Ifaki ward II, Shina Akinloye and Ogunyemi Taiwo and 24 other executive members in the ward.
The APC executive in Ido /Osi local government through its Assistant Financial Secretary and Assistant Organising Secretary, Messrs A. Suleiman and Olanrewaju Olamope also signed the letter.
The letter read: ”Subject to Article 21 Subsections I, II and X of the APC constitution 2014 as amended, we undersigned executive members of the APC hereby suspend you indefinitely from our great party, based on your refusal to honour our invitation for investigation and fact finding into the allegation of anti party activities leveled against your person by the members of our party.
“We are by the copy of this letter informing both the local government and state working committee of the party for necessary information and action”
The national daily reports that the party, had in a letter dated Wednesday, April 24, 2019 invited Oni, a former deputy national chairman to John Odigie-Oyegun, to appear before a panel.
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But Oni failed to honour the invitation which was received on his behalf by one Segun Adetunji on Thursday, April 25, 2019.
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, April 17, affirmed Governor Kayode Fayemi as the authentic winner of the 2018 governorship election held in Ekiti state.
The suit against Fayemi’s victory was filed by Segun Oni, who contested against the governor during the party’s primaries.
In the suit, Oni had claimed that Fayemi was not eligible to run for the election as the candidate of the party.
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