The emergence of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the new governor of Imo State is seriously depleting the fold of the former ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the state.
Few days after some of its lawmakers at the state house of Assembly defected to the now ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the party Chairman in th state, Charles Ezekwem, has resigned.
In a letter dated January 25 and addressed to the party’s national chairman, Ezekwem said his decision to quit is based on the “prevailing circumstances” in the state chapter of the party.
He added that he has also resigned as a member of the party in his ward at Okigwe local government area.
“In view of the prevailing circumstances within my party vis-a-vis my present standing as the State Chairman of the PDP Imo State and after due consultation with my family, and with the approval of my supporters, I hereby tender my resignation as PDP Chairman Imo State; also as a member of the party in the ward of Okigwe LGA which has been duly communicated to the Ward Chairman,” the letter read.
“I thank the teaming population of PDP Imo State who thoughtfully elected me as their State Chairman, i sincerely regret all the inconveniences the party faced. I thank the party for the support they gave me and the opportunity to serve in that capacity.”
It is unclear if Mr.Charles Ezekwem will be defecting to the ruling APC in days ahead.