Accord Party dissolves Oyo State executives
The National Working Committee NWC, of Accord Party has dissolved the Oyo State executive members, for endorsing Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Seyi Makinde, against the party’s candidate, Adebayo Adelabu.
This came after the postponement of the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, from 11th to 18th of March by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.
Addressing journalists in Abuja after a two-hour emergency meeting chaired by the National chairman of the party Alhaji Muhammad Lawal Nalado, said those relieved of their offices are the State Chairman of Accord, Prince Kolade Ojo, Yinka Dairo, who is the Oyo State Accord Secretary, and the entire Executive Committee members of the party in Oyo State.
Alhaji Nalado said the NWC also resolved to constitute a five man Caretaker Committee to steer the party to victory in the governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in Oyo State on the 18th of this month.
The Accord Party NWC while directing those affected to hand over all party properties and documents in their possession to the new Caretaker Executive members, said the caretaker Committee will be chaired by Alhaji Isiaka Salami.
The Accord national chairman enjoined party members and supporters, including all the electorate in Oyo State to come out en-masse and vote for the party’s governorship candidate, Chief Adebayo Adelabu and all the State House of Assembly candidates in the Saturday’s election.
Reporting by Tanimu Salihu; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino and Julian Osamoto