Monday, September 23, 2019

NPC chairman resigns from party, withdraws from Kogi governorship race

Alhaji Muhammed Aliyu, the Kogi Chairman of the Nigeria Peoples Congress (NPC) has resigned from the party and also withdrawn from the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aliyu announced this in a statement he made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja, saying that his action was ”with immediate effect”.

He said he had sent his letter of resignation to the National Chairman of the party.


“Among several reasons for my decision, is my desire to continue to maintain the integrity with which I left the public service after 35 years of meritorious service as executive director. I discovered that the political arena is not a place where I can continue to maintain that integrity with unblemished records of service” he said.

He thanked NPC for allowing him the opportunity to serve.

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