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Sen Abaribe dumps PDP and resigns as Senate Minority Leader

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Abia governorship hopeful, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, who withdrew from the PDP governorship primaries on Tuesday, May 24, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

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Abaribe also resigned as the Minority Leader in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

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Abaribe confirmed his defection in a letter to the ward chairman of the PDP in the Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State and the President of the Senate in the National Assembly, Ahmed Lawan.

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Abaribe gave “illegality, impunity, and hesitations in decision-making” as reasons for dumping the PDP.

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His letter to Senator Lawan Ahmed, read in part: “This development is consequent upon the shameful display of illegality, impunity and undemocratic decision of the party and after due consultations with my constituents.

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“This is to notify you and my dear colleagues in the Senate that I have formally resigned my membership of the Peoples Democratic Party through my ward. This also means my resignation as (the) Minority Leader of the Senate.

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“I wish to thank you and my dear colleagues in the leadership of the Senate for the warm camaraderie we enjoyed while I was Minority Leader.”

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