2023 Elections: PDP Expels Chimaroke Nnamani, 6 Other Bigwigs, List Emerges

2023 Elections: PDP Expels Chimaroke Nnamani, 6 Other Bigwigs, List Emerges

  • Chimaroke Nnamani was on Friday, February 10, expelled from the PDP days after the opposition suspended him
  • Nnamani's expulsion was a decision of the PDP's National Working Committee (NWC) during its 566th meeting in Abuja
  • Other bigwigs of the party expelled are Hon. Chris Ogbu (Imo state) and five other chieftains from Ekiti state

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled a former governor of Enugu, Chimaroke Nnamani, some days after his suspension by the party.

Nigerian Tribune reports that Nnamni's expulsion came during the 566th meeting of the PDP's National Working Committee (NWC) on Friday, February 10.

Chimaroke Nnamani
Chimaroke Nnamani's expulsion came just days after he was suspended from the PDP (Photo: Chimaroke Nnamani)
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Other PDP chieftains who were slammed with the same punishment are as follows:

  1. Hon. Chris Ogbu
  2. Ajijola Lateef Oladimeji,
  3. Olayinka James Olalere
  4. Fayose Oluwajomiloju John
  5. Akerele Oluyinka
  6. Emiola Adenike Jennifer

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According to Hon. Debo Ologunagba, the national publicity secretary of the party, the NWC approved the expulsion of the individuals for “anti-Party activities and other grave offences in violation of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017).”

Ologunagba in a statement noted that the expulsion takes effect from Friday, February 10, 2023.

It was gathered that the decision of the NWC came after a recommendation of the National Disciplinary Committee and pursuant to Sections 58 and 59 (1)(g) of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).

Moving forward, the PDP charged all its members across the country to remain united and focused on the mission to “Rescue, Rebuild, and Redirect our nation from misrule.”

Suspended PDP senator reveals danger ahead for opposition party

Chimaroke Nnamani, the suspended senator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had reiterated that his suspension from the party cannot stand a legal test.

The senator representing Enugu west in a statement on Monday, February 6, described the move by the PDP as “incurably messy”.

What Chimaroke Nnamani says about his suspension from PDP

In January, the former governor was suspended by the national working committee (NWC) over allegations of engaging in anti-party activities.

Debo Ologunagba, the spokesperson of the PDP, announced the suspension, stating that the NWC reached the decision following an “extensive review” of its activities in the country.

Nnamani in 2022, publicly endorsed and expressed his support for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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According to the lawmaker, his support for Tinubu was due to the failure of the PDP to zone its presidential ticket to the south.

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