Shekarau resigns from APC

Hon. Hassan Adamu Shekarau, a former lawmaker who represented Birnin Gwari/Giwa Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a letter dated January 3, 2023 and made available newsmen on Wednesday, January 04, the former Kaduna State lawmaker cited personal reasons for leaving the party.

While he thanked members of the APC in Kaduna State who have supported him in times past, it could not be confirmed whether he would join the Peoples Democratic Party.

The letter reads: “This is to convey to you my decision to resign as a member of the All Progressives Congress with effect from 3rd January, 2023.”

Two members of the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resigned their membership of the party and the council.

The development caused disquiet within the ruling party as the two members cited different reasons for their resignation.

The former Kaduna State lawmaker stated personal reasons for leaving the party in a letter dated January 3, 2023 and released publicly to newsmen on Wednesday, January 04, 2023.

While he appreciated APC members in Kaduna State for their unwavering support, it was unclear whether he would join the Peoples Democratic Party.

“This is to convey to you my decision to resign as a member of the All Progressives Congress with effect from 3rd January, 2023,” the letter says.

Two members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council have resigned from the party and the council.

The news caused consternation within the ruling party because the two members resigned for different reasons.

The development caused disquiet within the ruling party as the two members cited different reasons for their resignation.

The Assistant Secretary of the North-central Directorate of Mobilization, Ahmed Musa Ibeto, in a letter dated January 3, 2023, which was addressed to the APC Ibelu Central Ward, Magama Local Government, Niger State, said his resignation was due to lack of unity of purpose and unending litigations, among others.

Also, a member of the Directorate of Youth Mobilization, North-east, Zanna Ali, also said his resignation was based on the inability of the ruling party to present a credible presidential candidate.

The party chieftain, in a letter dated January 1, 2023 and addressed to the Secretary of the Council, Hon. James Faleke, said he decided to put national interest above personal interest, hence, his decision to resign his membership of the party.

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