By David Odama
The National Executive committee of the major oppostion, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP NEC is set to change its name even as ti has approved the fusion of the R- APC into the party in readiness for the 2019 general elections.
The decision was taken at the 80th National Executive Committee held on Monday.
Another decision taken by NEC was the expulsion of members of the Ogun State council of the party including the lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu.
Also sacked from the party were Semiu Sodipo, Segun Seriki and Dayo Adebayo.
Addressing political correspondents at the end of the meeting, party national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan disclosed also that the NEC approved the constitution of a committee on name change, maintaining that the decision to head to court over the Ekiti governorship election received the overwhelming support of party leaders across board.
“We took disciplinary action against members hobnobbing with the ruling party. We shall not accept any untoward behavior from members anymore.
As a result, NEC approved the expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu, Semiu Sodipo, Segun Seriki and Dayo Adebayo, all members of the Ogun state chapter of the party,
“The party has also set up a committee on harmonization on the possibility of a change of name,” Ologbondiyan declared.