Doyin Okupe, the director general of the party’s presidential campaign council, and 10 other members of the Labour Party of Ogun State have been expelled for allegedly violating the party’s constitution.
Michael Ashade, the state’s LP chairman, revealed this during a media briefing on Thursday in Abeokuta.
Along with other things, he charged the expelled party members with being haughty and careless with money.
Abayomi Arabambi, the party’s national publicity secretary, and Feyisola Michael, the state secretary, were also present at the briefing.
Because Okupe hasn’t paid his membership dues for the past six months, according to Ashade, he is no longer qualified to be a member of the party or to hold the position of director-general of the presidential campaign council.
The chairman said: “Dr. Doyin Okupe has polarised the party in Ogun State with his crops of PDP dissidents and political liabilities who are only using our party to revive their not only irredeemable dead political and financial lives but have successfully stolen all that is available in the party.
“Therefore, in line with article 19(3) of the Labour Party constitutional provision, we declare that Dr. Doyin Okupe, having failed in the payment of his membership dues for the last six months of joining the party, has forfeited his membership of the Party and no longer fit and competent to continue to act as the DG of the Presidential Campaign Council.”