Ondo PDP Suspends Poroye, Others

The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday, suspended 22 members of the party, including the factional Chairman, Prince Biyi Poroye.
The suspension is coming three days after its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede lost the governorship election in the state to the candidate of All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu.
The party said in a statement in Akure, Ondo State capital, that they were found guilty of “gross anti-party activities.”
According to the Publicity Secretary in the state, Banji Okunomo, the party reached the decision at its State Working Committee meeting held at the party secretariat, in Akure on Tuesday.
All the suspended members are of Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction.
The statement reads: “in line with section 57 of the constitution of our great party, and the inherent power conferred on the State Working Committee, the members are suspended from the party with immediate effect for gross anti-party activities.
“Some of the members suspended include, former Deputy National Youth Leader of the party, Dennis Alonge, former Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Dare Emiola, a former Commissioner for Environment and former governorship aspirant of the party, Sola Ebiseni, former State Chairman of the party, Ebenezer Alabi, the deposed self-acclaimed state Chairman of the party, Biyi Poroye, among others. ”
“The suspended members are expected to appear before the disciplinary committee of the party on Monday 5th December, ” the statement added.
Recall, Ogun, Osun, Kwara States have suspended members based on the division in the party.

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