Deputy Senate president Ovie Omo-Agege has been expelled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for alleged anti-party activities and other offences.
Omo-Agege who was the gubernatorial candidate at the recently concluded elections got dismissed in a letter dated March 31, but was seen on Monday April 3, 2023.
The letter’s content revealed that the exco unanimously agreed and adopted the expulsion of the senator as a member of the APC by the executive committee of the Orogun ward and Ughelli North local government.
The expulsion letter reads in part: “And in accordance with the provision of Article 21.2 (1)(II)(VII) 21.3 and 21.5(g) of the constitution 2022 (as amended), we unanimously resolved and adopted the expulsion of Senator Ovie Omo Agege as a member of the party.”
The chairman of the APC in Delta state, Ulebor Isaac, alongside its secretary, Inana Michael both signed the expulsion letter on behalf of the state executive committee of the party.
The deputy senate president lost the governorship to the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Sheriff Oborevwori.
Omo-Agege scored a total of 240,229 votes behind Oborevwori who had 360,234 votes and was declared governor-elect.