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LP National Chairman- Julius Abure suspended

The Labour Party (LP) has suspended its National Chairman of Labour Party (LP), Julius Abure.

Gatekeepers News reports that the suspension was contained in a letter dated 14 May 2024, by the Ward 3, chairman, Arue, Uromi, Esan North East LGA of Edo State, Mr. Thompson Ehiguese.

According to the letter, the decision was reached after a rigorous deliberation of his high-handedness and anti-party activities and allegations of fraud leveled against him.

The letter goes “While the suspension is with immediate effect, you are advised to refrain from holding out or parading yourself as a member of Labour Party, Ward 3, Arue, Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State.”

The Edo State chairman of LP, Kelly Ogbaloi, during a meeting of the state executive committee on Friday night ratified the suspension of Julius Abure who is presently being investigated.

During a press conference in Benin, Friday night, Ogbaloi said that the state executive council had no choice but to endorse the decision which was also ratified by the party’s executive council in Esan North East LGA of the state.

The state deputy chairman of LP, Patrick Agbontaen expressed the party’s frustration with the series of allegations of misdemeanor against Abure and fully supported the decision to suspend him until further notice.

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