The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended seven out of nine National Assembly candidates in Ekiti.
The suspended members in Ekiti State are; the son of the former Governor Ayo Fayose, Oluwajomiloju John who is the party candidate representing Ekiti Central Federal Constituency 1, Lere Olayinka, the aide of the former governor Fayose who is also party candidate representing Ekiti Central Federal Constituency II.
Other includes Ayeni Funso -Ekiti North Senatorial candidate, Ajijola Lateef Oladimeji -Ekiti Central Senatorial candidate, Emiola Adenike Jennifer -Ekiti South Federal Constituency II, Ajayi Babatunde Samuel -Ekiti North Federal Constituency II, Akerele Oluyinka -Ekiti North Federal Constituency I)
In a statement released by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba said the party suspended the party candidates over allegations of anti-party activities.
He said: “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has after a very extensive review and consideration of the affairs of our Party in the country, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017) approved the suspension of Senator Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu State) and Chief Chris Ogbu (Imo State) with effect from today, Friday, January 20, 2023, over allegations of anti-party activities.
In the same vein, the NWC has approved the suspension of the under-listed Party members in Ekiti State also with effect from today, Friday, January 20, 2023, over allegations of anti-party activities.
The suspended members in Ekiti State are;
Ayeni Funso -(Ekiti North)
Ajijola Lateef Oladimeji -(Ekiti Central)
Emiola Adenike Jennifer -(Ekiti South II)
Ajayi Babatunde Samuel -(Ekiti North II)
Olayinka James Olalere -(Ekiti Central)
Akerele Oluyinka -(Ekiti North I)
Fayose Oluwajomiloju John -(Ekiti Central I)
The PDP urges all leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming 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.