- Advertisement -

Ondo APC Congress: Aggrieved Members Head To Court

Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo state who are not satisfied with the outcome of the last ward Congresses in Ifedore local government have approached the federal high court to challenge the conduct of the Congresses.

The aggrieved members are asking the federal high court to set aside all and nullify actions and decisions taken by the leadership of the party in the purported ward Congresses held on Saturday, 31st July 2021.

They threatened that if pushed away by the party, APC might not win any election in Ifedore local government in future elections.

Addressing newsmen on Tuesday in Akure, a leader of the party and former lawmaker, Mr Idowu Adebusuyi said “The Ondo State caretaker committee failed to conduct any congress in Ifedore Local Government in Ondo State in accordance with the party’s constitution.

According to Adebusuyi “The Ondo State Caretaker Committee purportedly imposed the names of his loyalists on the members of the APC in Ifedore Local Government in Ondo State in flagrant to the laid down constitution of the party.

“The purported nomination of members of the party in Ifedore Local Government of Ondo State to represent the local government is unknown to the constitution of the party.

“Failure to conduct the ward congress in Ifedore Local Government of Ondo State in accordance with the APC’s Constitution is a flagrant violation of ‘the rights of the members of the party in the local government.

“The members of the party in the local government were denied their constitutional rights to exercise their franchise in accordance with the law.

“That there is no consensus or election in the purported ward congress conducted in Ifedore Local Government on 31St July, 2021 in accordance with the APC Constitution.

Speaking further, Adebusuyi alleged that the state chairman of the party, Eng Ade Adetimehin had frustrated efforts made by governor Akeredolu and other leaders of the party to address their grievances.

Reacting, a party leader and Aide to Akeredolu, Tobi Ogunleye denied their claims saying there was no crisis in the party.

Ogunleye who said the aggrieved members should go to court as they have already done reminded them of the provision of the constitution of the party. ”

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.