Oyo PDP Crisis: Akala heads for court

Source: africanexaminer.com

Ibadan Thu. Feb. 18, 2010 African Examiner -Desperate to secure the second term ticket

of the PDP party and consequently maintain control over party executives, Governor

Adebayo Alao has sued the National chairman of the PDP, Vincent Ogbulafor over moves

by the party's hierarchy to dissolve the state executives.

The control over the party executives was sequel to the battle between the state

governor and the political camp of the former governor Rashidi Ladoja over the illegality

of the composition of the state executives' council of the party.

The State Governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala whose camp was not favourably disposed to

the move by party's national leadership to inaugurate a new caretaker committee to be

headed by Alhaji Yunus Akintunde, a loyalist of former Governor Rashidi Ladoja took the

matter before the state High Court in Ibadan.
Governor Akala's faction has fingered PDP national chairman Chief Ogbulafor and Sen.

Nwachukwu as having hands in the protracted crisis plaguing Oyo PDP.

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