The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended its former Deputy National Chairman (South) and former governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni over anti-party activities.
The party’s executive members in Ifami Ward II, Ekiti accused the former governor of ignoring invitation to appear before them to clear the allegations against him.
The party, had in a letter dated 24th April 2019 and signed by the ward executives, invited Oni to appear before a panel.
The letter read: “We the executive members of the APC in Ifaki Ward II, hereby request your presence at the Ilero town hall, Ilogbe , Ifaki Ekiti to clear the allegations by members of the APC in your ward.
” Kindly indicate by informing the APC chairman the convenient time and date to appear before members within the next seven days of reception of this letter,” it stated.
But the exco in a letter dated May 1, 2019 and signed by Chairman and Secretary of Ifaki Ward II, Shina Akinloye and Ogunyemi Taiwo respectively, as well as 24 other executive members in the ward, said it was forced to take the action against Oni for ignoring the invitation.
The letter read in part, ”We the undersigned executive members of the APC hereby suspend you indefinitely from our great party, based on your refusal to honour our invitation for investigation and fact finding into the allegation of anti-party activities leveled against your person by the members of our party.
“We are by the copy of this letter informing both the local government and state working committee of the party for necessary information and action,” it stated.
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