Labour Party National Secretariat nullifies Peter Obi’s campaign DG, Okupe’s suspension

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The suspension of the Director General of its Presidential Campaign, Dr. Doyin Okupe, and 10 others by the Ogun State chapter of the Labour Party has been declared null and void by the party’s National Secretariat.

The National Secretary of the party, Umar Farouk, stated this at a media briefing in Abuja, on Friday.

Farouk said, “It has come to the attention of the National Leadership of the Labour Party, LP that the Ogun State chapter of the party has purportedly suspended one of the party member who happens to be the Director General of the Presidential Campaign Committee.

“The Ogun state chapter has acted outside its constitutional Jurisdiction.The party has internal conflict resolution mechanism of handling cases against party members as enshrined in the party’s Constitution.

“Therefore, the Suspension of Dr. Doyin Okupe from the party by the Ogun state chapter is null and void. He still reman’s a card carrying member of the Labour Party and the DG of the PCC,” he declared.