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South-West PDP sacks chairman

04 September 2014, 11:23

Lagos - The crisis rocking the South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a dramatic turn on Wednesday as 13 members of the Zonal Caretaker Executive sacked their chairman, Ishola Filani.

Filani was accused of running a one man show administration since February 19, 2013 when the executive came on board, reports ThisDay.

The members said they took the decision in order to ensure that all the problems in the zone were resolved before the primary elections in October.

Also read: Feuding South -West PDP leaders reconcile

The members unanimously resolved and made the treasurer, Lanre Orimoloye, the new acting chairman.

Members of the executive that endorsed the removal include the secretary, Pegba Otemolu; Auditor, Adekola Rasaq; Treasurer, Lanre Orimoloye; financial secretary, Banji Obasanmi; Publicity Secretary, Barr. Waheed Lawal; Women leader, Wunmi Euba; youth leader, Bolaji Jeje, and three of the ex-officio members.

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