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Ekiti APC crisis gets messier as Party suspends Fayemi

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By Olu Delanwa

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Ekiti State, on Friday suspended Governor Kayode Fayemi.

Fayemi’s suspension was contained in a statement issued on Friday.



His suspension was announced in a communique issued at the end of a meeting by Senator Anthony Adeniyi’s faction which held on Wednesday.

The communique, which was made available to journalists on Friday, was signed by Senator Adeniyi; Senator Babafemi Ojudu; Senator Dayo Adeyeye; Bimbo Daramola, Robinson Ajiboye; Oye Ojo, Ekiti; Adewale Omirin; and Femi Adeleye.

The communique read: “After painstakingly reviewing the activities of some members of the APC in Ekiti State, we the authentic members of the party in the State and members of SEC per Section 12.8 of APC Constitution being duly constituted members of the National Convention of the Party, rose from its meeting of the 23rd September 2020 with some far-reaching resolutions.”

“That Dr Fayemi, the Executive Governor of Ekiti State is hereby suspended from the Party in view of his numerous anti-party activities especially his role in the recently concluded governorship election in Edo State, which is contrary to the provisions of Article 21 (A) (ii) of the APC Constitution

“That The Paul Omotosho led faction of APC Executive in the State is hereby declared illegal and suspended from the party for failure to emerge in accordance to the Constitution of the Party”.

“Senator Adeniyi, as a statutory member of the SEC going by our party’s constitution, was elected by all members attending as the Acting Chairman of the State Executive Committee in the absence of direction or directive from the National Body. He is as such the only one thus capable to call the SEC meeting as duly required by the constitution from henceforth”.