July 21, 2024


By Prince Sunny Ebhojiaye

The current face-off between Peter Obi, Labour Party Presidential Candidate and the National Chairman, LP Barrister Julius Abure, the internal crisis, wrangling and power tussle within the Labour Party appears to be distracting party supporters from the task ahead. The presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi is battling with National Chairman, Julius Abure for supremacy in the party high ranking.City Express News gathered that in the aftermath of the vote of no confidence on the national Chairman, Julius Abure with his National Working Committee (NWC). There is series allegation of corruption leveled against Julius Abure, he has not been able to clear himself. Peter Obi has asked Julius Abure to give account of how he spent much money during the presidential campaign and the money Abure collected from some of the Foreign Sponsors. Peter Obi said that Julius Abure will be thoroughly investigated hence the National Chairman has been trying to suspend him who is transparent.Julius Abure has also suspended National Treasurer Mrs. Oluchi Opara for exposing his fraudulent disposition. Abure is mobilizing members of the state chairman of Labour Party to fight Peter Obi for asking him to give account of stewardship and money made during the purchase of election form and primary election money. The National Treasurer accused the National Chairman, Julius Abure for alleging forging her signature to take money from Labour Party Bank Account. Mrs. Opara asked Abure to provide the signature to LP Bank Account. She noted that she is the only person in charge of money. How did Abure got her signature to take money from Labour Party Account. Abure has bribed all the state chairmen to support him. For as we are preparing for Federal High Court Case against Julius Abure he should be ready to declare his account.Embattled National Chairman of Labour Party Julius Abure continue reign ugly head, the Edo State Chairman of Labour Party are now two men fighting over Chairmanship position. The former executive members have been dissolved. Three man committee from the state to the ward level that will conduct a fresh election free and fair congress. The National Chairman gave the order to dissolve Edo State Labour Party. Ken Imusi said that he is now the acting Chairman while Kelly Ogbaloi claimed that he is the authentic LP Chairman. The former state chairman suspended the National Chairman, Julius Abure from his ward 3 at Uromi, Edo State. The youth leader Kelly Ogbaloi said that he remain the substantive chairman of LP of Edo State. It has been crisis upon crisis. No one in particular is in charge of Labour Party. National Chairman threatened Peter Obi not to talk about corruption against him. Olumide Akpata, LP Candidate of Edo 2024 election has joined the crisis. His campaign made things go wrong in the party. His house is on fire and he is trying to be against Governor Obaseki who rejected cultism in the state.The party structure has fallen apart in Edo State. Top campaigner, Kenneth Imasuangbon who lost the party ticket to Olumide Akpata, is still in court to contesting the result of the primary election while Lamidi Apapa led faction of the party was also on hand to rock the boat and compound the problem by producing another candidate. Julius Abure and Olumide Akpata are also in logger head, crisis deadlocked. Edo state Labour Party is dead on arrival and National body about to be collapsed. LP Internal crisis, APC Internal Crisis, only PDP Party is peaceful and calm at present. Self interest is the gain of politics.