Loyalty to PDP: Governor Ayade’s Aide Refuses to Join APC, Resigns Appointment

Loyalty to PDP: Governor Ayade’s Aide Refuses to Join APC, Resigns Appointment

- Mark Obi has refused to follow Governor Ben Ayade to decamp to the ruling All Progressives Congress

- According to the former special adviser to the governor, he refused to defect because he is a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party

- Obi had represented Boki 2 State Constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly under the PDP between 1999 and 2007

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Calabar, Cross River state - In what can be described as absolute loyalty, the special sdviser to Governor Ben Ayade has resigned his appointment.

Mark Obi who is the SA on Sustainable Development Goals to the governor resigned because of his attachment to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Loyalty to PDP: Governor Ayade’s Aide Refuses to Join APC, Resigns Appointment
Governor Ayade’s aide has resigned from his appointment. Photo: Ben Ayade
Source: Twitter

Premium Times reports that Obi, in a letter to the governor said that “as a founding member of the PDP, he would not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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He said:

“I hereby resign my appointment as Special Adviser immediately. I am very grateful to Governor Ayade for finding me worthy to serve the state in the said capacity."

In another report, a chieftain of the APC in Cross River state, Chief Jude Ogbeche Ngaji, is set to defect to the PDP.

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Legit.ng gathered that Ngaji, a former state security adviser to Governor Ayade is set to switch party days after his former boss moved to the APC.

Already, there are indications that the PDP is in serious talks with Ngaji, while the news has unsettled the ruling APC.

Meanwhile, Governor Ayade on Thursday, June 3, stated that he still respects the PDP for what the party did for him even after joining the APC.

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Ayade made this known to State House correspondents after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The governor insisted that he left the opposition party for the sake of President Buhari, conceding however that the main opposition party made him what he is.

Source: Legit

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