The Executive Council members of the Labour Party (LP) in Ward 3, Arue in Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State has suspended the chairman of the party, Julius Abure, over alleged forgery and anti-party activities.
Speaking at a press conference on Friday, the Ward Chairman, of Ward 03-Arue, in Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State Michael Osigbemhe claimed that Abure connived with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to truncate the chances of the party in the February 25 presidential poll.
Osigbemhe added that Abure was suspended by the executive, pending the determination of the numerous petitions and cases against him in courts.
He said: “We, the Labour Party Ward Executive Council in Ward 03-Arue, in Esan North East Local Government Area O4 of Edo State (12), do hereby suspend Barr Abure Julius Odianosen indefinitely as the National Chairman of the Labour.”
The National Working Committee of the Labour Party has not responded to the suspension as at the time of this report.