Crisis Rocks PDP as Adeleke’s Faction Suspends Newly Appointed Acting Chairman

Crisis Rocks PDP as Adeleke’s Faction Suspends Newly Appointed Acting Chairman

  • The Osun state chapter of the PDP has been torn apart following the suspension of its acting chairman by another faction of the party
  • Loyalists of Senator Ademola Adeleke announced the removal of Wale Ojo and barred him from holding party office for one year.
  • Ojo took over in acting capacity after the erstwhile factional chairman, Soji Adagunodo, was elevated to southwest national vice chairman

Wale Ojo, the acting chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state has been suspended by another faction of the party loyal to Senator Ademola Adeleke.

The Punch reports that Adeleke’s faction on Tuesday, December 28, announced the removal of Ojo and barred him from holding party office for one year.

Crisis rocks PDP
The acting chairman of Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state has been suspended. Photo credit: Official Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Nigeria
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It was gathered that Ojo was recently appointed acting chairman after Soji Adagunodo, the factional chairman was elevated to the post of southwest national vice chairman of the party.

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The camp loyal to Adeleke made this known after an executive council meeting of PDP. The resolution of the meeting was signed by Ayodeji Areola, the State Publicity Secretary,

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The statement further noted that Alh. Remi Arogundade, state financial Secretary was also removed as SWC/SEC and their immediate replacement.

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In a previous report by Legit.ng, Adeleke, a former senator and ex-governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that he is coming back to rescue Osun state.

Adeleke made this known after submitting his expression of interest and nomination forms to the party national secretariat.

According to him, he is back in the race to rescue Osun state from the darkness, saying the All Progressives Congress (APC) has caused the collapse of the state in every respect.

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Meanwhile, Adeleke had declared his interest to contest the next election in the state.

The younger brother to the first civilian governor of the state, Isiaka Adeleke, on Tuesday, September 7, in Osogbo, the capital of the state.

The former senator is believed to have enjoyed supports of youths across the 30 local government areas of the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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