A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Barrister Konstante Timi Olopele has dragged the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi before an Akure high court seeking his disqualification from the July 22, 2020 primary election of the party.
Ajayi is a gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of People’s Democratic Party.
Barrister Akpofiwei Anthony Macleans of AMAC Solicitors filed the suit on behalf of Olopele Konstante and other concerned members of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The PDP chieftain said the Deputy Governor has breached the code of conduct for public officers.
He said Mr. Ajayi should therefore be banned from holding any public office for a maximum period of ten years going forward.
The experte motion brought before the court was instituted with originating summon that was dated July 17, 2020 with suit no. AK/45M/2020.
The PDP chieftain noted that the Deputy Governor of Ondo State has consistently acted in breach of Section 1, 5th Schedule, Part 1 of the Code of Conduct for Public Officers and Section 9 of the constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended.
He also prayed the court to disqualify Agboola Ajayi on his breach of the provisions of the regulations of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Act, Cap W4 Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2004.
It was also contained in the suit that Agboola Ajayi had breached the extant laws that are regulating WAEC and Nigerian Law School attendance while he was serving as elected Local Government Chairman and member of the Federal House of Representatives respectively