The Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State has suspended the National Legal Adviser, Dr Muiz Banire from the party, citing anti-party activities.
The suspension follows recommendation from his ward (Ward C, Ilasamaja, Mushin). According to the Acting Secretary of the Ward, Taofeek Ajani-Balogun, the decision to suspend Banire was reached during the ward meeting held to review the last Local Government elections.
“After a critical assessment of individual activities and the performance of the party during the last elections, members of the party in Ward C, Ilasamaja, Mushin unanimously voted for the immediate suspension of Banire from participating in party activities in the Ward and his removal from office as National Legal Adviser,” he said.
Speaking further, Ajani-Balogun admitted that the meeting also resolved to suspend the Ward and LGA Chairmen and Executives, due to the poor results recorded in the last elections and had forwarded the ward’s decision to the LGA for further deliberations and recommendations to the State Chapter.
He said: “after receiving the minutes of the Ward C meeting, concerned and committed members of our great party, APC in Mushin Local Government deliberated on the resolutions of the ward meeting and having carefully considered the decision of Ward C EXCO, we decided to adopt the resolution for further necessary action at the State and National level.
“The Party EXCO in Mushin Local Government further recommended to the State Chapter the expulsion of Mr Muiz Banire from the party.”