Dotun Babayemi: Former PDP Guber Candidate opens up on his Suspension

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Suspended PDP Guber Candidate finally speaks about his Suspension stating that “My alleged expulsion from PDP, move by jesters, mere ruse – Dotun Babayemi

Dotun Babayemi, a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) factional candidate for governor of Osun State, has called his expulsion from PDP a sham.

The PDP leader also called those responsible for the action as jesters who are unaware of the party’s rules.

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Recall that Babayemi was expelled from the PDP on Friday in the state’s Otun Balogun Ward 2 (Ayedaade local government area).

Due to accusations of anti-party activity made against Babayemi, the party took this action.

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Responding to the expulsion on Friday, Dotun Babayemi said through his spokesperson, Kayode Oladejo “Those who carried out the antics they called an expulsion of Omooba Dotun Babayemi from the PDP are ignorant of the norms that govern the party.

They are only partially clever in their attempt to intimidate Babayemi, a man of the people, according to their sponsors. They are clowns that want to make themselves laugh.


The Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, has suspended the party’s governorship candidate, Dotun Babayemi.

Babayemi’s ward, Otun Balogun ward 2, Ayedaade Local Government, Gbongan, was suspended.

Babayemi is currently seeking justice in relation to the controversy surrounding the party’s genuine gubernatorial candidate in the state.

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He emerged as the PDP’s candidate for a parallel governorship primary, while the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) named Senator Ademola Adeleke as the party’s candidate.

Babayemi, on the other hand, was expelled from the PDP for alleged anti-party activities.

Otun Balogun 2 Ward Executive members made the announcement during a press conference at the state party secretariat in Osogbo on Friday.

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The Ward EXCO Secretary, Ogunleye Bukayo, read the address on behalf of the Ward EXCO, stating that the factional governorship candidate was expelled as a result of a petition filed against him by some party members.

“The Ward Executive Committee of the party received the report of the disciplinary committee at its meeting on July 20, 2022, and ratified the report of the disciplinary committee after careful and extensive deliberation.”

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“In exercise of the powers conferred on it by sections 57(2) and 59(1)(g) of the Peoples Democratic Party constitution, the Ward Executive Committee of the Party hereby removes and expels Prince Dotun Babayemi from the Peoples Democratic Party.” As a result, he is no longer a member of the PDP,” Ogunleye stated.



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