Ondo APC ward suspends chairman over alleged abuse of office

The Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Isaipen Ward 8 in Owo, Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State has suspended its chairman, Mr. Olayode Omorayewa, over abuse of office and mismanagement.

The suspension was contained in a notice signed by 24 ward excos and three local government excos from the ward, and addressed to the local government chairman of the party.

Omarayewa’s suspension takes effect from Sunday, April 9, 2023.

The exco members expressed loss of confidence in Omorayewa over his inability to move the party forward.

The Financial Secretary, Mr Joseph Oladipo moved the motion for the loss of confidence and seconded by the representative of Special persons in the exco, Mr. Oke Abiodun.

The suspension notice read, ”The Executive Committee of Isaipen ward 8 in Owo, Owo Local Government met today to deliberate on some developments which are inimical to the interest and growth of our party. These developments which are capable of derailing the party from attaining its lofty objective and become the dominant party in Owo Local Government and the entire state had remained a matter of concern to all stakeholders.

“The exco at its meeting of today deliberated on its performance during the recently concluded Presidential, Senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly Elections. The meeting also review the estranged relationship between the Ward Chairman and other exco members, the inter-relationship between the Ward Chairman and party leaders in Isaipen and other ward Chairmen and Unit Heads.

“After extensive deliberations, it was unanimously agreed that the ward Chairman is not providing the required leadership and his attitude is creating disharmony across board within the party. His continued retention as Ward Chairman and suitability has to be reviewed in the overall interest of the party.”

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