The Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday, summoned the Particular Adviser on Political Issues to the President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu and 10 others to look earlier than a disciplinary committee for alleged insubordination and antiparty actions.
Additionally summoned was Hon Oyetunde Ojo, an inlaw to APC Nationwide Chief, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu.
The social gathering had arrange an eight-member disciplinary committee headed by former Speaker of the Ekiti State Home of Meeting, Hon Sola Ajigbolamu, to ask Ojudu and others to reply questions as to why they’d allegedly refused to withdraw circumstances they instituted in opposition to the social gathering.
The social gathering expressed worries over the recalcitrant postures of the aggrieved members regardless of the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nationwide Govt Council (NEC).
Others who had been invited alongside Ojudu embody Engr Ayo Ajibade, Hon. Oyetunde Ojo, Hon Femi Adeleye, Bunmi Ogunleye, Akin Akomolafe, Bamigboye Adegoroye, Wole Oluyede, Olusoga Owoeye, Dele Afolabi, Toyin Oluwasola, and Ben And Oguntuase
Addressing journalists in Ado Ekiti yesterday, a member of the social gathering’s disciplinary committee and APC’s Director of Media and Publicity, Sam Oluwalana, stated the eight-man committee has been set as much as invite and question them over their onerous lining postures.
Oluwalana stated the social gathering’s NEC on July 25, 2020, directed all members to withdraw all pending circumstances in courts and urged that they discover inside mechanisms to resolve their variations, which he stated pressured the social gathering to invoke article 21 of the APC’s structure by the use of graduation of suspension process in opposition to them.
He stated the disciplinary committee of eight members headed by former Speaker Ajigbolamu, has been given ten days to finish their assignments and report back to the Nationwide Working Committee for correct motion.
“You’ll recall that on 25th July 2020, the Nationwide Govt Council headed by President Buhari handed a decision directing members of the social gathering to withdraw to not institute any courtroom motion and to withdraw their circumstances in courtroom to discover the inner battle decision mechanisms of the social gathering.
“The caretaker finds it worrisome that regardless of the directive of NEC and the following steps taken by the social gathering to make sure compliance, there have been various courtroom circumstances by social gathering members looking for for the dissolution of the Caretaker Committee /State Congresses in full disregard of the directive of NEC.
“The management of the social gathering has determined to invoke the provisions of Article 21 of the social gathering structure in opposition to members of the social gathering who’ve flouted the directive”.
Oluwalana stated the composition of the disciplinary committee aligned with the directive given by the Mai Mala Buni-led caretaker committee that every chapter should arrange a committee to strive alleged erring members.
“Let me make clear right here, this isn’t a suspension however an invite. We aren’t right here to witch-hunt anyone, all these concerned will probably be given a good listening to.
“However we’re frightened that lots of our social gathering members haven’t withdrawn these circumstances and there have to be self-discipline amongst our ranks”.
Oluwalana quoted the directive of the caretaker committee as follows: “all state govt committees should arrange a disciplinary committee to begin and full the method of suspension of the above-mentioned members.
“You might be anticipated to ahead to the Nationwide Secretariat all information of the disciplinary proceedings in opposition to them, for disobeying the directive of the NEC if July 25, 2020, for ratification”.