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Mike Omotosho is new Labour Party Chairman

*As Labour party sacks chairman over alleged N1.3b scam

Labour Party (LP) convention has sacked Abudulkadir AbdulSalam, the former chairman of of the party. He has been replaced by the party’s gubernatorial candidate in Kwara during the 2015 election, Dr Mike Omotosho.

Calistus Okafor, the party’s national vice chairman said AbdulSalam was sacked because he allegedly contravened various sections of the party’s Constitution.

Okafor said the former chairman allegedly embezzled over N1.3 billion party fund.

This paved the way for Dr. Mike Omotosho, who is the former governor of Rotary International, to have been elected by the convention on Tuesday, 3rd October, as the new chairman of Labour Party (LP).

It is on record that Calistus Okafor, the deputy chairman presided over the convention.

Okafor told the convention that the case of theft and diversion of party fund against the former National Chairman, has been reported to the police.

Omotosho, the new party National Chairman, however, said the members of Labour Party (LP) must embrace best practises and honesty in their dealings as a party.

He said: “Since I have extracted your commitment, I want to say that the right change is coming to this party of the people. I sincerely believe we can produce the next president of this country. But we cannot continue to do things the same way and expect a different result.

“We must embrace best practises and honesty in our dealings as a party at all level. I assure you that this party shall never remain the same again.”

Ebere Ifendu Esq, the publicity secretary of the party, who spoke on the change of guards, expressed confidence that “this necessary repositioning will rightly put the party as a major contender in the coming elections”.

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  1. Dr Michael Ogunsewa, Ontario-Canada

    Dr Omotosho, I wish I was in Nigeria I would have looked for you.
    What is happening to the Para Sports Development project?
    Hope this new upliftment will not rob that sector from your touch?
    Congratulatons on this latest one.
    I have followed your activities in Rotary International and those annual lectures of your.
    God bless you.

  2. Owonikoko Ademola Akeem

    I can attest and vorge for the leadership style of Dr Mike Omotosho. He will change the image of the party. Tested and trusted.

  3. Seriously the big Boss is here Dr Mike Omotosho the golden Son of Kwara State