PDP withdraws from Ogun LG election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun has announced that it won’t participate in the local government councils election on Saturday, 24th July 2020.

The party made this announcement in a statement by PDP chairman in the state, Sikirulai Ogundele, on Thursday.

According to the statement, the party decided to withdraw from the polls following a court judgement.

“Sequel to the judgement of the Ogun State High Court, Isabo in suit no M/55/2021 between Sikirulai Ogundele VS OGSIEC, affirming the consent judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja as delivered on 22nd June, 2021, the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the able Chairmanship of Alh (Dr) Sikirulai Ogundele hereby make the following pronouncement:

“That consequence upon the said judgement in suit M/55/2021, Ogun State PDP withdraws its participation in the Ogun State Local Government Election which is scheduled for Saturday 24th July, 2021.

“That all candidates of the party who have been earlier screened by the party to contest in the LG election and all our teeming party members and loyal supporters are enjoined to remain calm and sustain their confidence in the leadership of the party,” the statement reads.

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