PDP DISQUALIFIES PROFESSOR WALA OLADIPO, TWO OTHER ASPIRANTS FROM CONTESTING POSITIONS IN NATIONAL CONVENTION
The trio of Prof. WALE OLADIPO, OKEY MUO-AROH and Dr EDDY OLAFESO have been disqualified by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Screening Committee, from participating in the October 30/31 National Convention of the party slated to hold in Abuja.
The Convention Committee Chairman, AHMADU FINTIRI the disclosed to Journalists on Thursday in Abuja, shortly after the screening team submitted its report to the Organising Committee.
He said out of the 31 candidates that indicated interest for national positions, 27 were cleared, one withdrew and three disqualified.
BraveViews gathered that while OLADIPO was vying for the position of Deputy National Chairman – South, MUO-AROH and OLAFESO wanted to contest the positions of National Secretary.
FINTIRI, who explained the reason for their disqualification, further revealed that they were dropped because they filed a lawsuit with the intention of stopping the national convention.
According to him: “They took the party to court without exhausting the internal mechanism of settling their grievances.
“The committee felt you cannot also enjoy from the convention.
“The provision of Section 51 sub 1L in our party constitution spells out that you must exhaust all the internal mechanism.”
“There must be discipline for any party or organisation to succeed”.
He stressed that PDP must move away from the past and open a new chapter for the benefit of all Nigerians.