July 25, 2024
Edo PDP Expels Ex-Deputy Governor Shaibu
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Edo PDP Expels Ex-Deputy Governor Shaibu

The leadership of the Edo chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday announced the expulsion of former deputy governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, from the party for anti-party activities.

The announcement was made in a statement issued in Benin by the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Mr Ogie Vasco. 

Also expelled from the party was the National Vice Chairman, South-South, of the party, Dan Orbih.

Mr. Vasco said also expelled for the same reason was Mr Omorgie Ihama, a former House of Representatives member, who represented Oredo Federal Constituency.

According to him, the decision was taken on Wednesday at a meeting attended by nine members of the State Working committee at the party secretariat.

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Reacting to the announcement, Mr. Orbih said the body had no powers to suspend a member of the National Working Committee or expel anybody without following the provision of the party’s constitution.