By Abimbola Ogunnaike
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled former governor of Enugu State, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani and 6 others over alleged anti-party activities.
The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan confirmed the development in a press statement issued at the end of party’s 566th NWC meeting on Friday.
According to the statement, obtained by the gazellenews, the party approved the expulsion owing to anti-party activities and other grave offences in violation of the Constitution of the PDP (as amended in 2017).
Others expelled from the Party include:Hon. Chris Ogbu (Imo State), Ajijola Lateef Oladimeji (Ekiti Central), Olayinka James Olalere (Ekiti Central II), Fayose Oluwajomiloju John (Ekiti Central I), Akerele Oluyinka (Ekiti North I) and Emiola Adenike Jennifer -(Ekiti South II).
“The expulsion takes effect from today, Friday, February 10, 2023.The decision of the NWC is sequel to the recommendation of the National Disciplinary Committee and pursuant to Sections 58 and 59 (1)(g) of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).
“The PDP charges all 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,” Ologbondiyan said in the statement.
Last month, Senator Nnamani was suspended by the party.