The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has removed Mr. Ademola Ayoade, the chairman of the South-West zone. His removal was announced to journalists in Ibadan by the Secretary of the party, Mr. Babatunde Oke on Thursday 13th October 2022.
The press release, which was signed by all chairmen of the party in the six states of the South-West and some leaders of the party after a zonal meeting in Ibadan, said the decision was taken after a vote of no confidence was passed on him.
They explained that the decision was arrived at after following due process in removing the chairman and stated that the process was done from ward 4, Ibarapa East Local Government of Oyo State, and the decision was transmitted to the state leadership where he was removed as the chairman.
The press release said, “On the 12th of October 2023, The South-West Executives of our Party, The six state chairmen from Oyo, Ogun, Lagos, Ondo,Osun and Ekiti and some leaders in the zone met in Ibadan to discuss some fundamental issues bothering on the coming general elections and the South-West
The removal of Prince Ademola Ayoade as South-West Chairman by his ward, local government and state, council considered it expedient after a careful study of the report and its sensitivity to ratify the decision on the removal of the erstwhile zonal chairman and on the same note approved the nomination of the formal South-West ex-officio from Oyo State as Acting Zonal Chairman as well as that of Honorable Ayobami Idowu as South-West ex officio from Oyo State.
“The decision will soon be transmitted to the National Working Committee of our Party, NNPP and other relevant stakeholders.
The South-West leadership of New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP wishes to inform the public that Prince Ayoade Ademola is no longer the chairman of our party in the South-West. The new chairman is Alhaji Olayiwola Musbau who is to lead the zone in an acting capacity.