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Drama: Osun Pdp Suspends Omisore, Others, For Anti-party Activities

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SAN FRANCISCO, November 25, (THEWILL) – A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State, has suspended a former Deputy Governor of the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore for engaging in anti-party activities.

Omisore's suspension is contained in a statement, issued on Friday , signed by the state Chairman, Soji Adagunodo and the Secretary, Bola Ajao.

Aside Omisore, Adagunodo's PDP also suspended the Chairman of the other faction of the party, Dr. Bayo Faforiji; Bunmi Jenyo; Chief Ojo Williams and Bade Falade for anti-party activities.

“The State Executive Committee received recommendation from various wards to local governments and senatorial districts to suspend the following PDP members: Dr. Bayo Faforiji, Senator Iyiola Omisore, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo, Chief Ojo Williams and Hon. Bade Falade,” the statement read.

“In accordance with the provisions of the PDP constitution and inherent powers vested on the State executive committee of the party, the said individuals are hereby suspended as recommended.

“Omisore should go and clear his name with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before seeking to participate in the affairs of party.

THEWILL recalls that a faction of the PDP, loyal to Omisore, had on Thursday expelled the National Secretary of the PDP, Prof. Wale Oladipo and Adagunodo. 

The factional Chairman of the party, Bayo Faforiji, who made the announcement during a congress at the PDP secretariat announced the expulsion of the immediate chairman of the party, Alhaji Gani Olaoluwa as well as Secretary of Adagunodo-led executive, Bola Ajao.

Faforiji alleged that the expelled PDP leaders were involved in instituting the suit which nearly prevented the PDP governorship candidate in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede from participating in the election.

Story by Oputah David