Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader, Will Formally Join APC On Wednesday

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Tuesday, August 07, 2018     08.222AM  / By WebTV News 


The Senator for Akwa Ibom North West, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON, has formally resigned his position as the Minority Leader of the Nigerian Senate.


According to a statement by his media aide, Mr. Jackson Udom, the resignation letter was dated August 4, 2018.


The letter, a copy of which is published below, was addressed to the Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha.


The statement said:


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


“Senator Akpabio is expected to be received into the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a rally in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.”


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