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Ex-Osun Commissioner, Alimi Reacts, Describes His Suspension From APC As Ruse

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Barrister Kolapo Alimi

The Osun State former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy , Barrister Kolapo Alimi has reacted to his suspension by All Progressives Congress,APC,executives of ward C, Irepodun Local Council Development Area of the state.

Blaze Newz reports on Friday that Barrister Alimi, who is also the Senior Legislative Aide to Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives , Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila was suspended for allegedly participating in anti-party activities.

Reacting, Barrister Alimi told Blaze Newz on a telephone call interview that he saw the purported letter of his suspension online and he has not been formally served.

The ex-commission said “As you saw it online is the way I also saw it online.

He further said that “Article 21 of APC constitution, suspension falls under punishment, and before anybody could be punished within the party, he ought to have committed an offence, an allegation must have been leveled against him, he will be given the opportunity to defend himself and if found guilty then punishment could be applied which suspension is part of.

“And so in the instance case, suddenly I heard they mobilized police to our party office this morning and some people sat and suspended me.

“I was not accused or alleged of any misconduct, no allegation was made against me in formal and I was not called to come and defend myself of any allegation whatsoever.”

He ,however, dismissed the suspension saying “I count that suspension as a ruse.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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