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  • Updated: September 30, 2020

PDP Sacks Chairman In Osun, Asks Deputy Chairman To Take Charge Of Party Affairs

PDP Sacks Chairman In Osun, Asks Deputy Chairman To Take Cha

The National Working Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sacked Adesoji Adagunodo as the party's Chairman in Osun state.

Announcing this development in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP explained that the NWC ratified the removal of the state chairman after the state executives passed a vote of no confidence on him.

The party directed the state deputy chairman to take charge of the party's affairs in the state.

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"The National Working Committee (NWC) of the @OfficialPDPNig has ratified the removal from office of the Osun State Chairman of our party, Hon. Adesoji Adagunodo, following the validation of a vote of no confidence, passed on him by the State Executive.

"The decision of the NWC is consequent upon the report of the Sub-Committee set up by the NWC which investigated and validated the allegations as well as the Vote of no Confidence passed against Hon. Adagunodo by the state executive, in line section 59 (2) (4) of the PDP Constitution.

"Consequently, the NWC has directed the State Deputy Chairman, Hon. Sunday Akanfe, to take charge of the affairs of the Osun state chapter pending the emergence of a substantive state Chairman in keeping with the dictates of the PDP Constitution.

"The @OfficialPDPNig  wishes the former State Chairman well in his future endeavors as he continues to contribute his quota to the growth and development of our party," the statement by Ologbondiyan read.

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