The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State has reportedly expelled the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, from the party.
Bellnewsonline.com understands that the APC gubernatorial candidate was expelled for alleged anti-party activities and other unnamed offences.
Recall that Omo-Agege had lost the Delta State governorship election to the Governor-elect a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Sheriff Oborevwori.
Omo-Agege polled 240,229 votes while the winner, Oborevwori scored 360,234 votes.
The Deputy Senate President’s suspension was announced in a letter dated March 31, 2023, obtained by Bellnewsonline.com on Monday.
The expulsion letter was signed by the Chairman, Ulebor Isaac, on behalf of the State Executive Committee of the Delta APC and Secretary, Inana Michael, and 23 others.
Delta APC unanimously resolved and adopted the expulsion of Omo-Agege as a member of the party by the executive committee of the Orogun ward and Ughelli North Local Government chapter.
The letter reads, “The State Executive Committee of all Progressive Congress Delta State in a meeting held on the 31st March, 2023 at the State Secretariat, Asaba, after due deliberation of the Notice of Resolution of Expulsion of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as a member of the party by the executive committee of the Orogun ward and Ughelli North local government chapter dated 20th March, 2023.
“And in accordance to the provision of Article 21.2 (1)(II)(VII) 21.3 and 21.5(g) of the constitution 2022 (as amended) we unanimously resolved and adopted the expulsion of Senator Ovie Omo Agege as a member of the party.
“Consequently Senator Ovie Omo-Agege hereby stands expelled as a member of the party with immediate effect for various offences committed and acts of anti-party activities and gross misconduct that has brought shame and ridicule to the image of the party in the state which affected the party in the just concluded elections.