The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie has said that the faction that suspended Godwin Obaseki is unknown by the law.
This was contained in a statement released on Wednesday, reacting to the suspension of Governor Godwin Obaseki by an APC faction known as Edo Peoples Movement (EPM).
“The rogue organisation, Edo Peoples Movement (EPM), claiming to have suspended the Governor, the Deputy Governor and the Secretary to the State Government in Edo State is outlawed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
“This group was operating against the provisions of the constitution of the APC and was proscribed by the party. The group is therefore unknown to law. Hence, it cannot take any disciplinary action against any member of the APC.
“The kangaroo meeting of the rogue group was held at the residence of Gen. Charles Airhiavbere, who himself has been suspended by the party in the state. So whatever decision that might have been taken by the group is ultra vires, null and void,” Crusoe added.