Ilorin - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday
announced the suspension six of its prominent members in Kwara State.
The suspension order is contained in a statement issued in
Ilorin, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), and jointly signed
by the state Chairman of the party, Akogun Iyiola-Oyedepo and Secretary,
It gave the names of the suspended members as Prince Sunday
Fagbemi, Kunle Suleiman, Alhaji Hassan Stands-Zorro, Capt. Isiaka Also (rtd),
Alhaji Illyasu Ibrahim and Jide Usman-Alabi.
The statement said the members, who were presently standing
trial before a Magistrate Court in Ilorin, were suspended for unruly conduct.
The statement read; “the six of them masterminded the
unlawful and wilful breaking into the PDP Secretariat on Monday, 31st day of
“They were accordingly reported to the police at the Kwara
State Police Command, Ilorin.
“The police accordingly charged the six of them to the
magistrate court on 17th November 2016.
“When they finish with their matter in court, they may be
reconsidered for re-admission into the party, if exonerated by the court of
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According to the statement, the matter had also been
reported to the National Secretariat of the party.
It advised the suspended members and and their followers to
keep away from the party secretariat in their own interest.
The six suspended PDP chieftains were arraigned before an
Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday Nov. 17, on a two-count charge of illegal
containment and forceful entry.
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