Labour Party Beyond Me, Governor Mimiko – Dan Nwuanyanwu

National Chairman of the Labour Party, Dan Nwuanyawu, has said the Labour Party is not built around him or the only governor in it, Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko. Nwuanyanwu denied media speculations about his resignation from the party. He spoke on telephone during a Channels Television programme, Sunrise, monitored, on Thursday, by newsbreak.ng.

“When we started building the party, there was no Governor Mimiko…Assuming Governor Mimiko leaves, which is not admitted here, the party will still be there…”

“I am still the National Chairman …I only gave notice to the National Working Committee, NWC, and National Executive Council, NEC, …that I will not be available for re-election…, ” he said.

Nwuanyanwu pooh-poohed the insinuation that Mimiko has taken his leave from the party. He said the governor attended “our NEC yesterday (Wednesday) and made contributions…”

On his purported resignation, Nwuanyanwu stated that he only notified the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, and National Executive Committee, NEC that he would not stand for re-election at the forthcoming National Convention on 4 October, where new officers will be elected.

“I am still the National Chairman …I only gave notice to the National Working Committee, NWC, and National Executive Council, NEC, …that I will not be available for re-election…, ” he said.

Nwuanyanwu also pooh-poohed the insinuation that Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, had also taken a leave from the party. Of Mimiko, Nwuanyanwu said, among other things, that the governor “attended our NEC yesterday (Wednesday) and made contributions…”

 

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