The national executive council of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has reportedly suspended its national chairman, Olu Ogunloye for alleged gross misconduct.
Naija News reports that the SDP National Secretary, Shehu Gabam was also suspended.
A statement by the party revealed that it’s deputy chairman, Abdul Isaq and Simon Adesina will act as the interim chairman and national secretary respectively.
The SDP revealed that Ogunloye and Gabam were suspended for allegedly disregarding part of the provisions of the SDP constitution, especially Article 12.5 (iv) 12.2.2 (viii) and also Article 9.4.
According to the SDP, the date of its national convention has now been moved from April 27 to 29, 2022.
Part of the statement read: “The NEC observed the wanton disregard to the provisions of the SDP constitution especially Article 12.5 (iv) 12.2.2 (viii) and Article 9.4 to suspend some executive officers from our party.
“The NEC considered the various abuses of the constitution by the following under-listed officers and decided by majority to suspend Shehu Gabam and Dr Olu Ogunloye.
“The NEC noted the urgency to put in place all that is required for a befitting party convention.”
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