Edo Labour Party Suspends Murphy Imasuen, Three Others Over Anti-Party Activities


Jun 2, 2023

By Mercy Onyenweli

The State Executive Council of Edo Labour Party has suspended the House of Representative Candidate for Ohrionwom Uhumwonde Federal Constituency, Mr. Paul Imasuen and three other members of the party over anti party activities and non adherence to Party Constitution.

Addressing Newsmen in the State Party Secretariat, Comrade Kelly Ogbaloi noted that the party has watched with pain how Mr. Paul Imasuen in connivance with the Lamidi Apapa’s clique involved in exposing the party to public disrepute.

He noted that though, Mr. Paul Imasuen was declared as the Party Candidate for Ohrionwom/ Uhumwonde Federal Constituency by the supreme court, the party is ready to loose the seat , But Mr. Paul Imasuen has been suspended indefinitely.

“The State Exco met to review it’s activities and take report from state working committee on the day to day running of our party. The continued intransigence of Mr. Murphy Paul Imasuen and his collaborators, against the party he called his own is unacceptable to the state leadership of the party.”

“The exhibition of alien rascality, dangerous exhumation that has crystalized him as a non party Man is part of why we have resolved to suspend him”

His unyielding unrepentant attitude after reasonable persuasion, gross insorbordination to legally constituted authority of the party inspite of unparalleled resilience deployed by the party, especially at the state level, the leadership of the party have become considerably constrained to co- inhibit further with these characters in the same confine and resolve that Mr. Paul Imasuen, Mr. Ikouyemwen Ehiwe, Mr. Jegese Idemudia and Captain Oronsaye Augustine are thereby suspended from the party indefinitely “.

It would be recalled that Mr. Paul Imasuen was a contestant in the last general election under Labour Party for Ohrionwom Uhumwonde Federal Constituency.

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