The Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Deputy Chairman,, Mr.. Leye Odunjo has resigned his membership of the party.
Mr. Odunjo in a letter addressed to the National Chairman of the party and made available to newsmen in Abeokuta said the decision to leave the party was personal.
He thanked the party for the opportunity provided him to serve in different capacities.
Mr. Odunjo who did not give an hint on his next political move also appreciated former members of the party and stating that his decision to leave PDP would be a rude shock to many people including those that are not in his party.
“I humbly write to inform your Excellency of my decision to resign as State Deputy Chairman of Ogun State and as member of the party.
“I thank God Almighty for allowing me to serve the party diligently and loyally since its formation in 1998.
“I have served the party in various capacities, as State Vice Chairman (West), twice, Acting State Deputy Chairman, and substantive State Deputy Chairman until my resignation. I was a member of the Ogun State House of Assembly for eight years, governorship aspirant, House of Representative Aspirant, and Senatorial Candidate of the party in the last general elections, to mention a few.
“My decision to resign my position and also leave the party is “personal and divine”.
“I want to seize this opportunity to especially appreciate the State Chairman and all the members of the State Working Committee for their support, cooperation, and the love we share. It was so nice working with you all. I am going to miss you all.
“Also extend my appreciation to all the Local Government party Chairmen, State Exco members, all the members of the party, those that left the party before me, and those that are still in the party, in my Local Government, Ado-Odo/Ota, and across Ogun State.
“This will come as a rude shock to many of the party members and non-PDP members. All the members of staff of the party at the state secretariat are also appreciated”.