Senate: Akpabio Resigns As Minority Leader

Godswill Akpabio on Electoral Act
Godswill Akpabio

LAWMAKER representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has resigned his appointment as Minority Leader of the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Akpabio would be officially received by vice president Yemi Osinbajo into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday 8th August.

The former governor had on Sunday met President Muhammau Buhari in London and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Monday in Lagos to perfect his defection plan.

The official declaration will hold tomorrow in Akwa Ibom State, where he would be received by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and other party top notchers.

In a resignation letter addressed to the Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, Senator Akpabio said his resignation was with effect from August 4, 2018.

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Senator Akpabio thanked the Senate leadership, the minority leader, all distinguished Senators, his party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the opportunity to lead the PDP Caucus in the last three years.

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