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A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state, Segun Sowunmi, has written to the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, seeking the dissolution of the Ogun state executive over alleged violation of their oath of office.
Sowunmii accused the state exco of the party of being baised and compromising the process of the forthcoming governorship primary election of the party.
Sowunmi in the leterr, dated, Friday, May 20 and made available to journalists in Abeokuta todayy, warned that, if the exco is allowed to conduct the primary election, it would amount to “nugatory” and a situation whereby the party may not have a candidate at the 2023 general elections.
Newslife reports that, there two other governorship aspirants – Jimi Lawal and Ladi Adebutu, who currently controls the structure of the party in the state which is led by Hon. Sikirulai Ogundele.
Showunmi, who had approached an Ogun state High court to challenge a statement credited to Adebutu that his nomination form was procured by members of the state exco.
The former VP Abubakar Atiku’s Spokesman in 2019 Presidential election who prayed the court to dissolve the state exco on the grounds of violation of their oath of office and bias.
He also prayed the court for an interlocutory injunction restraining the exco from conducting the ward and state congress.
But, Justice A.A Akinyemi in his ruling dismissed Sowunmi case, citing lack of jurisdiction.
Not satisfied with the ruling, Sowunmi said, he has approached a court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan to set aside the ruling of the Ogun state courr and allow the appeal..