Fabunmi, who said this in a chat with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja, said the measure was necessary to arrest the crisis rocking the leadership of the state chapter of the party.
Fabunmi said the national secretariat of the party had rescheduled its congress for December 12.
He called for unity among party members in the state, saying that unity was all they needed to succeed.
Fabunmi expressed optimism that if the congress was successful, the next election would be a huge success.
The chieftain commended the leadership of the party for its prompt response in resolving the crisis that rocked the party recently.