Abeokuta — People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State has expelled the embattled and leader of a faction of the party, Kashamu Buruji.
Also suspended by the Ogun state chapter of the party is Alhaji Semiu Sodipo for their failure to appear before the disciplinary committee set up by the party.
A press statement signed by the state publicity secretary of the party, Bidemi Osunbiyi added that the acclaimed factional chairman of the state executive committee of the party, Engineer Bayo Dayo was suspended for three (3) years.
The publicity secretary further stated that the decision to expel the duo of Buruji and Sodipo as well as the suspension of Bayo Dayo was reached at the meeting of the State Working Committee (SWC) of the party on Thursday.
Osunbiyi also said that the expulsion and suspension of the trio were in line with the Section 58 of the party's constitution and so the disciplinary action was appropriate.
It would also be recalled that the Senator Dipo Odujinrin led state executive committee of PDP in Ogun had earlier in November 2012, suspended Kashamu Buruji along with three other party stalwarts.
They were also ordered to appear before the committee under 30 days set up for that purpose which Osunbiyi said they did not comply with except one of them.
The faction, with Buruji as arrowhead sued the National executive committee, which led to the removal of the national secretary, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola.