The Peoples Democratic Event has expelled one amongst its members in Edo State, Kassim Afegbua, over alleged anti-party actions.
Afegbua was an aide to a former governor of Edo State and ex-Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole.
Afegbua had moreover accused PDP Nationwide Chairman, Uche Secondus, of fraud and had requested the Monetary and Financial Price to probe the event’s funds.
Nonetheless the PDP launched his expulsion in a letter signed by the event’s chairman in Edo State, Tony Aziegbemi. The letter was addressed to Secondus.
It was titled, ‘Re: Determination Of The Expulsion Of Kassim Afegbua As A Member Of PDP’.
The assertion be taught, “Mr Kassim Afegbua as a member engaged in sequence of anti-party actions in his ward sooner than and thru Edo State Gubernatorial Election of September 19, 2020.
“All makes an try by his ward, native authorities area and state disciplinary committees to protected his attendance at diverse conferences to clear himself of all allegations proved abortive.
“I hereby forward herewith to you the expulsion of Mr Kassim Afegbua as unanimously affired by the state disciplinary committee of our event in Edo State.”
Nonetheless reacting in an announcement titled, ‘On My Purported Expulsion’, Afegbua described the event’s dedication as “ridiculous, laughable and draconian,” saying he would interact his authorized professionals.
“To start with, it’s a blatant lie that I was ever invited to any disciplinary committee. The state chairman is just performing the script of 1 Uche Secondus who’s desperately making effort to carry out a misplaced political vendetta because of my petition to the EFCC to hunt accountability and transparency.
“If this ridiculous, laughable and purported expulsion is meant to dissuade me from pursuing my identify for transparency, accountability and probity throughout the administration of the event’s sources, let or not it’s recognized that I’ll pursue my identify to a logical conclusion,” he vowed.