The Peoples Democratic Party has suspended former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; former president of the Senate, Pius Anyim; Dennis Ityavyar (Benue) and Aslam Aliyu(Zamfara).
The suspension, which takes effect immediately, was arrived at after an extensive review of the affairs of the party, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution, as amended in 2017.
According to the Party Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, the PDP also referred the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities.
Fayose Reacts: My suspension by Ayu is last kick of a dead horse
Meanwhile, Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has described his purported suspension from the PDP, by the Senator Iyorchia Ayu led National Working Committee of the party as “the last kick of a dead horse.”
Fayose, who reacted to the suspension through his Spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, said “Ayu and his cohorts are only entertaining themselves with the purported suspension as their latest comedy skit.”
He said in a matter of days, the inglorious tenure of Ayu as National chairman of PDP will become history and the party will enjoy a new lease of life.
The former Governor, said that himself and others who stood by the party when Ayu and his cohorts left it to die will rescue it and give life back in due course. The purported suspension will have no leg to stand.