- Five PDP chieftains in Ondo PDP were suspended on Tuesday, December 22
- The chapter's leadership stated that the bigwigs were guilty of conducts that are against its constitution
- The chieftains were also accused of working against the party
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state on Tuesday, December 22, suspended five of its chieftains indefinitely.
The affected bigwigs in the PDP are Oyedele Ibini, Lad Ojomo, Ayo Fadaka, Rasheed Elegbeleye, and Ebenezer Alabi, TVC News reports.
According to the leadership of the state's chapter of the party, the chieftains were suspended over alleged anti-party activities and gross misconduct
Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, the chapter's spokesman, said they will remain suspended until a decision is made on the report of the state disciplinary committee.
Meanwhile, Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation and former governor of Rivers state, had been suspended by the Igo Aguma-led All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
The suspension has deepened the crisis in the state chapter of the party, adding that both camps strived to gain control of the APC ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Legit.ng gathered that the Amaechi’s group of the party had at the weekend declared the suspensions of a former senator, Magnus Abe, Igo Aguma, Livingstone Wechie, Wogu Boms and all caretaker committee leaders inaugurated by Aguma.
Making the verdict on Monday, December 21, in a statement signed by his media adviser, Livingstone Wechie, said the APC had written to the Rivers State Electoral Commission (RISIEC) to declare its readiness to partake in the forthcoming local government election in the state.
He noted that the decision to suspend Amaechi from the party was taken at an extraordinary executive meeting presided over by Aguma in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
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