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Orbih’s Illegal PDP Can’t Suspend Me – Iduoriyekemwen

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Posted: Jun 28, 2016 at 6:30 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Francis Onoiribholo

Benin – Mr. Matthew Iduoriyekemwen, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the governorship aspirants of the party in the just concluded primary of the party, on Monday described his purported suspension by the party in the state as not only illegal but also inconsequential and laughable.

Iduoriyekemwen, who quoted Section 57 Sub-section 6 of the party’s constitution to buttress his claim said, “How can an illegal body suspend me, Orbih-led PDP has been dissolved by the national leadership of the party, so how can such a dissolved body suspend me?”

Iduoriyekemwen who came second in the primary that threw up Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the governorship candidate of the party, had rejected the result of the exercise and decided to pitch tent with the Modu Sheriff-led faction of the party whose governorship primary is scheduled for Wednesday.

However, Iduoriyekemwen while reacting to his suspension saga said, “Orbih, Ize-Iyamu and all of them running their mouth today met me in PDP. I have been in the PDP since the creation of the party while they have all frolicked from APP, to PDP, from PDP to APC then from APC they are now back to PDP to rip where they did not sow.”

Iduoriyekemwen said, “I am a landlord in PDP and a tenant cannot suspend a landlord. They are jokers as far as I am concerned. These are people that have run this party down for years, we cannot win election and yet they want to hold grip of the party just because of their selfish interest.

“They are using the party for their personal business and not the interest of loyal party members like us.

“I belong to the authentic PDP led by Modu Sheriff today while they are illegal. So very soon we are going to sweep them away from the party, they are free to go back to APC or APGA that is their business. For me, they have no powers to suspend me,” he declared.