Senator Kashamu Buruji, representing Ogun East senatorial district, has been suspended from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said, a party statement. Others suspended are Bayo Dayo, Pegba Otemolu, Semiu Shodipo, Fatai Adeyanju, Segun Seriki, Daisi Akitan, and Bowale Solaja. Sikirulai Ogundele and Olabode Bankole, chairman and secretary of the PDP said the ‘suspended’ members were found by an investigative panel to have misappropriated funds and engaged in anti-party activities.
“Based on the preliminary report of the panel however, submitted to the Executive committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ogun State Chapter, we found merit in the allegations and hereby adopt the report and findings of the Panel which include recommendation to suspend the above mentioned,” the statement said.
“In the exercise of the powers vested on the State Executive committee in accordance with the Constitution of the Peoples Democratic Party the above name are hereby suspended from the Ogun State Chapter of the PDP with immediate effect; their names have also been forwarded to the national secretariat of the party for necessary further appropriate disciplinary actions.”