Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has sacked its state Publicity Secretary, Godwin Erhahon.
Erhahon had been on suspension for over three months.
<p>His removal followed a vote of no confidence by the state executive committee of the party.</p> <p>The committee, consequently, appointed another APC leader from Orhiomwon Local Government Area, Mr. Chris Azebamwen, as his replacement.</p> <p>Erhahon had been suspended for allegedly making statements that embarrassed the party.</p> <p>Reacting to his dismissal on Friday, Erhahon said it was an indication that the merger between the APC and the defunct Congress for Progressive Change had been “wiped out.”</p> Dino Melaye’s recall: Senator to know his fate September 11 <br /><p>According to him, “I thank God that was how it ended. All my entitlement in the party has been withheld since July last year.</p> <p>“This month (August) made it the 14th month; the three-month suspension was supposed to end in March but it lingered till Thursday. So, it did not come to me as a surprise”.</p> <p>He, however, noted that former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, is not behind his removal.</p> <p>“I use to think that the immediate past governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, was behind it. But I have seen (that) he has no hand in it. He was against it and he is still against it.</p> <p>“The implication is that the merger between the CPC and the APC in the state has been completely wiped out.”</p> EFCC allegedly investigating CBN Deputy Governor, Bayo Adelabu over fraud with Deziani, Onasanya Diezani, cronies wrecked Nigeria – Pro-Buhari group <br />Subscribe to our top headlines Newsletter <br />