Barely 48 hours after Labour Party lost its appeal against the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) which upheld INEC’s declaration of the then APC flag bearer, Bola Tinubu, as winner of the 2023 presidential election, LP National Chairman, Julius Abure, has sacked no less than five of his key aides.
According to the party’s National Secretary, Umar Farouk, the termination was with immediate effect.
Farouk also disclosed that by the action “all appointments that were related to campaigns have been formally dissolved.”
In a statement, the National Secretary warned Mr. Mandela Ukegbu, who was the Chairman, Labour Party Presidential Campaign Committee on Special Duties, to stop misleading the public on his role in the party.
It said “Mr. Ukegbu who has continued to parade himself to the public claiming to be an aide to the National Chairman to desist from doing so henceforth.”
Those affected include, the Senior Special Assistant on Presidential Campaign, FundRaising and Grassroot Mobilization, Engineer Balami Isaac David, the Senior Special Adviser on Strategy, Protocol and International Relations, Didacus Joe-Adigwe, the Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties and Mobilization, Princess Ajibola, and Isaac Imasuagbon,
Senior Special Assistant on ICT.
The statement stated that the National Chairman wishes them well in their future engagements.