More Trouble For Kogi PDP As Ex-Deputy Gov Awoniyi Dumps Party 


The crisis rocking the Kogi State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) took another dimension on Thursday, as one of the leading member of the opposition party and former Deputy Governor of the State, Arc. Abayomi Awoniyi, officially dumped the party “after 25 unbroken years of loyal and dedicated membership and service.”


Awoniyi, who served as Deputy to former Governor Idris Wada, conveyed his resignation in a letter addressed to the Chairman of the PDP in Mopamuro Local Government Area of the State, dated August 31, 2023.


Though he has not officially indicated his next line of action, and did not give specific reasons for his exit from the PDP, his resignation might not be unconnected with his dissatisfaction with the last governorship primary epection of the party, an exercise he termed a “farce”.


There were also strong indications that he will be joining the All Progressives Congress (APC) very soon.


The letter, titled, “Letter of Resignation from the Peoples…

Source: Leadership Newspaper