The national leadership of Accord has dissolved the party’s executive council in Oyo State for endorsing Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The leadership of the party in Oyo had before now endorsed Governor Seyi Makinde declaring their support for his second term bid.
The letter dissolving the state executive council was signed by the party’s National Chairman, Muhammad Nalado, and copies of the letter sent to the National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu; Oyo State Resident Electoral Commission, Oyo State Commissioner of Police, the Director of Department of State Security, and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
The letter which is titled: Dissolution of Oyo State Executive of Accord, reads in part: “We wish to bring to the knowledge of the Commission that the State Executives of our great party ‘ACCORD’ Oyo State Chapter has been dissolved with immediate effect due to Anti-Party Activities and Gross misconduct by the State Excos.
“This decision was taken during an emergency National Working Committee meeting of our great party held on the 8 March, 2023 at the National Secretariat Abuja”.
The party leadership however appointed some members as the Caretaker Committee to oversee the affairs of the party pending the time when the State Congress Elections would be held.
Isiaka Salami, Caretaker Chairman; Mr. Bashiru Ayobami. Secretary; Hon Fatai Salawu, Mrs Bimpe Martins, Hon. Ayodele Oyajide as members.
The letter also urged the Commission to give the Caretaker Committee necessary attention/cooperation they may require.