The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday announced the suspension of former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; former president of the Senate, Pius Anyim; Prof Dennis Ityavyar and Aslam Aliyu. In a statement, the PDP also referred the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities. The decision for the suspension, which takes effect on Thursday was arrived at by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) following an extensive review of the affairs of the party, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).
These were contained in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba, in Abuja yesterday.
He said the “NWC has after very extensive review of the affairs of our party in the country and pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017) referred the governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities.
“The NWC also approved the suspension of the following from the Party with effect from today, Thursday, March 23, 2023, Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti State); Sen. Pius Anyim (Ebonyi State); Prof. Dennis Ityavyar (Benue State); and Dr. Aslam Aliyu (Zamfara State).
“The PDP urges all leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party across the country to remain united and focused at this critical time.