Peter Obi resignation letter from PDP has emerged.
Glamtush had reported earlier that a former governor of Anambra State, southeast Nigeria, and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi has left the main opposition party.
This online newspaper understands that Peter Obi confirmed his exit from the PDP on Wednesday evening, May 25, “saying he caught wind of a gang up against him.”
Peter Obi’s exit from the PDP coming on the eve of the hotly-contested presidential primaries came at a time the Anambra state politician expressed fears he might be humiliated at the PDP convention in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
This online news platform understands that Peter Obi also withdrew from the PDP Presidential Primary but despite this, he did not immediately disclose his next platform.
Giving reasons for his decision to the PDP in his resignation letter, Obi said, “I am writing to intimate you of my resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which was conveyed to the Chairman of Agulu Ward 2. Anaocha LGA.
“Anambra, effective Friday 20 May, 2022. Consequently, am by this letter informing you of my withdrawal for the PDP Presidential Primaries.
“It has been a great honour to contribute to nation-building efforts through our party. Unfortunately, recent developments within our party make it practically impossible to continue participating and making such constructive contributions.
“Our national challenges are deep-seated and require that we each make profound sacrifices towards rescuing our country. My commitment to rescuing Nigeria remains firm, even if the route differs.
“I wish to thank you personally for your graciousness and leadership. I wish you well and best of luck in the service of country,“ Peter Obi resignation letter from PDP added.
Read Peter Obi resignation letter from PDP below…
Meanwhile, Glamtush reports that Peter Obi’s resignation from PDP is expected to put an additional spotlight on the PDP’s primaries scheduled to be held in Abuja this weekend, where Mr. Obi was initially seen as a front runner in a race that includes Atiku Abubakar, Nyesom Wike, Dele Momodu, Bukola Saraki, and other bigwigs.