BREAKING: Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader
The 'dragnet' of the ruling All Progressive Congress seems to have caught one of the biggest fish in the water.
That 'fish' is the Minority Leader of the senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
Senator Godswill Akpabio on Tuesday officially resigned as Minority Leader of the senate.
Akpabio, who represents Akwa Ibom North West, is set to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) to the All Progressives Congress(APC) on Wednesday.
According to a statement by his media aide, Jackson Udom, the resignation letter was dated August 4, 2028.
Udom said the letter was addressed to the Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha.
The statement said: “Senator Akpabio thanked the Senate leadership, the minority leadership, all distinguished Senators, his party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the opportunity to lead the PDP Caucus in the last three years.
“Senator Akpabio is expected to be received into the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a rally in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.”
A day after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari in London, the former senate minority leader paid a courtesy visit to the national leader of the APC, ABola Tinubu, on Monday afternoon in Abuja.
See his resignation letter below.
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