Three immediate past House of Assembly candidates under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), from Yagba West, Mopamuro and Ijumu local government areas, have resigned their membership of the party.
They are; Sunday Maiyaki, Daniel Olorunjuwom Jones and Joseph Babatunde Olupeka, they made their decisions known in their separate resignation letters addressed to the PDP chairman of their various wards, dated May 8, 2023.
Maiyaki in a letter addressed to the PDP chairman, Odo-Eri/Okoto Ward, Odo-Eri, Yagba West LGA, said: “I hereby resign my membership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
“I have been a party ardent since 1998 starting from the first National Convention in Jos, Plateau State, but today, I cannot longer cope with the array of impunity in the party”.
“The slogan ‘Power to the People’ is now ‘Power to the Few’.
“I wish the party good tidings in their future endeavours. My party membership card is attached”.
Maiyaki also sent copies of the letter to the leadership of the party in the local government areas.
On his part, Jones in a letter addressed to the Ward chairman PDP, Ward 03, Mopamuro LGA, said: “This is to inform you of my decision to resign as a member of PDP to pursue other interests.
“Please, find the original copy of my membership card. I wish the party well in its future assignments”.
Also, Olupeka in a letter addressed to the PDP Ward Chairman, Ileteju/Origa Ward, Ijumu LGA, said: “Please accept this as a formal communication of my decision to resign as a member of the PDP with the effect from today the May 8, 2023.
“I wish the party well in its future activities. Please find attached the original copy of my membership card”.