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PDP expels ex-Speaker, others

2015-02-20 21:00

Asaba - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State has expelled the immediate past Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Victor Ochei and a former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege,, reports Vanguard.

They were expelled for for leaving the party to contest elections on the platforms of other political parties.

The duo contested the December 8, 2014 governorship primary election and lost to Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.

Also read: Crack in Delta PDP as members storm national secretariat

The party also expelled a former member of the House of Representatives, Doris Uboh and Ngozi Okolie.

Edwin Uzor, Chairman of the party in Delta State, who announced the explosion of the defectors on Thursday, said the party leadership in Abuja has approved their expulsion.

Read more at Vanguard.

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