July 15, 2024

Why Ex-Imo Gov, Ihedioha Resigned From PDP

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Why Ex-Imo Gov, Ihedioha Resigned From PDP
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By EDITOR

Former Executive Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP).

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In his resignation letter addressed to the PDP Chairman Mbutu Ward, Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of the state, Ihedioha cited a misalignment between his personal beliefs and the current trajectory of the main opposition party.

The former Deputy Speaker, Fed. House of Representiaves expressed his dedication to the advancement of democracy and good governance in the country despite his decision to step away from PDP.

According to him, having been a member of the party since its inception in 1998, I have contributed immensely to the growth and evolution of the party.

He however, lamented recent developments within the PDP, stating that it has deviated from its core principles.

He voiced concerns over the party’s inability to enact internal reforms, uphold its own regulations, and effectively oppose the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

“Regrettably, in recent times, the party has taken on a path that is at variance with my personal beliefs. Despite my attempt to offer counsel, the party is, sadly, no longer able to carry out internal reforms, enforce its own rules or offer credible opposition to the ruling All Progressives Congress.’

“It is in the light of the foregoing, that I am compelled to offer my resignation from the People’s Democratic Party effective immediately.

“While the decision was difficult to take, I, however, believe that it is the right one. Despite this resignation, I will always be available to offer my services towards the deepening of democracy and good governance in Nigeria”, the letter added.

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