The Ogun state chapter of the Labour Party has yesterday expelled Mr Doyin Okupe, the Director-General of Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council alongside 11 others, for violating its constitution.
This was disclosed by the Ogun LP chairman Michael Ashade and the party's secretary Feyisola Michael who briefed newsmen at the end of their meeting on Thursday, December 1, alleged that Okupe and others have refused to pay their membership dues in the last six months, despite numerous notice of debt.
Others stripped of their membership of the party include Abayomi Collins, Hon. Abel Olaleye, Jagun Lookman, Olori Oluwabukola Soyoye, Mr. Gbadebo Fesomade, (former State Treasurer), Mr. Abdulmalik Olaleye (former State Youth Leader), Mr Jide Amusan( former State Publicity Secretary); Mr. Adeshina Wasiu Shojobi (former Asst State Youth Leader); Miss Deborah Adewale (former Senatorial Women Leader Ogun East) and Mr. Olatunde Abolade (former Asst State Secretary).
Ashade who accused Okupe of polarising the party in Ogun State with his Peoples Democraric Party (PDP) “dissidents political liabilities who are only using LP to revive their political and financial lifelines", also asked him to provide evidence of any payment in respect of membership dues prior to December 1, 2022.
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