Kwara PDP expels members over alleged anti-party offences

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Adewole ward of the Ilorin West local government area has expelled four of its members and suspended five others over alleged anti-party activities.

Tribune Online gathered that their purported expulsions and suspensions were contained in a letter dated December 27, 2021 and signed by the ward chairman and secretary, Alhaji Abdulkadir Issa and Alhaji Saad Agbabiaka, respectively.

The letter, titled, “Approval for Suspension and Explosion of Disgruntled Members”, said that the party’s action followed a letter of complaints which recommended disciplinary actions against them by their respective ward’s party organs.

The names of the affected members according to the letter include Mr. Nureni Omoyooba, Yakubu Agodi, Alao Hakeem, and Tunde Muhibudeen all of whom were expelled from the party.

Musbau Agodi, Tunde Odo, Tunde Khalifa, Alagbon Fatimoh, and Moshood Elere were suspended accordingly.

“The nine members after being tried at their respective ward levels were found guilty of gross misconducts, crude and disparaging commentaries against the party especially on several radio stations, and disrespect to constituted authorities of the party among others offences.

“They were fairly tried and found culpable of series of anti-party allegations that warranted disciplinary actions as enshrined in the party’s constitution”, the letter added.

The affected members were, therefore, advised to stop parading themselves as party members or face the full wrath of the law.

Speaking on the development, one of the affected members, Omoyooba said that the affected individuals would meet to decide on their next line of action.

It is recalled that in October 2021, Omoyooba had led others in a protest to condemn an alleged attempt by the state party leadership to cause impunity in the last PDP congress in the state.

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