Full Letter: Why Peter Obi Dumped PDP, Pulled Out of Party's Presidential Primaries

Full Letter: Why Peter Obi Dumped PDP, Pulled Out of Party's Presidential Primaries

In a shocking move, Peter Obi, a frontline presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), dumped the opposition party on Wednesday, May 25.

Details of why he left the party a few days before the presidential primaries were not immediately available when the news broke.

Peter Obi, PDP, Presidential Primaries
PDP presidential aspirant Peter Obi resigned from the opposition party. Photo credit: Mr. Peter Obi
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However, Legit.ng has obtained the letter conveying his resignation from the party which was submitted to the national chairman of the PDP, Dr Iyorchia Ayu.

Peter Obi Resignation Letter, PDP, Presidential Primaries
Peter Obi announced resignation from the PDP, pulled out of the party's presidential primaries. Photo credit: Mr. Peter Obi
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Here is the letter:

“I am writing to intimate you of my resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which was conveyed to the Chairman of Agulu Ward 2. Anaocha LGA Anambra, effective Friday 20 May, 2022. Consequently, I am by this letter informing you of my withdrawal for the PDP Presidential Primaries.

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“It has been a great honour to contribute to nation-building efforts through our party. Unfortunately, recent developments within our party make it practically impossible to continue participating and making such constructive contributions.
“Our national challenges are deep-seated and require that we each make profound sacrifices towards rescuing our country. My commitment to rescuing Nigeria remains firm, even if the route differs.
“I wish to thank you personally for your graciousness and leadership. I wish you well and best of luck in the service of country.”

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Meanwhile, the director general of the Peter Obi Campaign Organisation, has commented on the development.

Okupe asked Nigerians not to give up as the former Anambra governor would be on the ballot for the 2023 Presidential poll, Daily Trust reported.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that entertainers were starting to pitch their tents with their favourite candidates as the 2023 general elections draw closer.

Just recently, music star Peter Okoye of PSquare took to his official Twitter page with a post campaigning for the PDP aspirant, Peter Obi.

The singer called on delegates to give Obi the PDP’s ticket to enable him to contest in the forthcoming general elections.

Source: Legit.ng

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