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Labour Party suspends governorship aspirant in Kwara

2015-03-13 08:02

Ilorin - The Kwara chapter of Labour Party, has suspended Hakeem Amao, its governorship aspirant in the state.

The state chairman of the party, Johnson Babalola announced the suspension Thursday at a press briefing in Ilorin.

He said that the indefinite suspension was with immediate effect.

The media, reports that the aspirant dragged the party to court over his replacement by Dr Mike Omotosho as the party’s candidate for the election.

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Omotosho defected from the PDP to Labour Party after losing the PDP primary election for Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency.

Meanwhile, the Director General, Mike Omotosho Campaign Organisation, Ayo Idowu has described as `unfounded’ the speculation making the round that Omotosho is an employee of the federal government.

He explained that Omotosho only worked as consultant on health services to the federal government.

Read more on: labour party  |  kwara state  |  politics  |  2015 election

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