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The Ogun state chairman of Young Progressive Party, Asiwaju Adedamola Adesina has described the report that he has been removed as the chairman of the party as a mere distraction by some suspected enemies of the party in the state.
Adesina insisted that he remain the authentic chairman of the party who is dully recognized by the national leadership of YPP.
The YPP chairman said this on Wednesday while reacting to a video made by the former chairman of the party, Tolu Ajayi that the national leadership has resolved to remove Adesina as the chairman following the death of Buruji Kashamu.
Ajayi in the video which was circulated on social media also claimed that he has been authorized by the national leadership to take over the affair of the party and things should returned to status quo.
But, Adesina in his reaction insisted that his appointment letter as the interim chairman of the party dated 13th June, 2020 was dully signed by the nation chairman of YPP, comrade Bishop Amakiri.
The YPP chairman noted that it is only the national leadership that has the right to announce his removal and not an aggrieved member of the party in the state.
He stressed that he is yet to receive any termination of appointment letter from the national chairman of the party.
He added, “I remain the chairman because there was no cover letter to back what is being circulated. The report about my removal is funny and it is just a mere distraction.
“I would not have reacted to it, but because of the unsuspecting members of the public, I need to come out and set the record state that I remain the chairman of YPP in Ogun state. I was duly appointed and I have a letter to show to that effect.
“The National chairman has not issue any letter to confirm that I am no longer the chairman of the party in Ogun state.”
The YPP chairman however advised Ajayi not to get involved in the political crisis in the state because he still has a long way to go.
He added, “Ajayi is still a young man; he still has a long way to go in politics. He should desist from circulating such rumour.
“He claimed to be the chairman of the party, but he was the only one in the video, there is no other executive of the party there with him.
“It is the duty of the national body of the party to announce the appointment and removal of any state chairman of political party.
“Why is Tolu Ajayi in a hurry to destabilize the goodwork I am doing in Ogun state on YPP.”