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Ex-state Minister Abu Sayeed joins Oikyafront

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 05:06 PM, 26 November 2018   Updated: 05:06 PM, 26 November 2018

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Professor Abu Sayeed, former State Minister for Ministry of Information and Awami League’s reformist leader, joined Jatiya Oikyafront.

He joined the Gano Forum on Monday. His joining was officially announced at press conference in capital’s Press Club.  Gano Forum’s central leader Rafiqul Islam Pathik announced this.

Pathik said, “Professor Abu Sayeed has joined Gano Forum on Monday noon at Dr Kamal Hossain’s chamber. During that time, he was talking about various issues with the party’s general secretary Mostafa Mohsin Montu.”

Abu Sayeed was the State Minister for Information of Awami League from 1996 to 2001. The former secretary of the party and the research secretary of the Awami League, he was out of the party after one eleven.

Professor Abu Sayeed contested as an Independent candidate in Pabna-1 (Santhia-Bera) constituent in the 10th national parliamentary election. In the election, he lost to Shamsul Haque Tuku.