By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Senator Kola Balogun on Monday announced the resignation of his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Senator Balogun resignation was contained in a letter addressed to the PDP Chairman in Ward 12, Ibadan North-East Local Government Area area of Oyo state
According to a statement by the media aide to Senator Balogun, Mr Dapo Falade, the resignation letter, dated 28 April, 2022, was received and acknowledged by the PDP Ward Chairman, Tijani Wasiu, on 29 April, 2022.
In the letter, titled “Letter Of Resignation From The Peoples Democratic Party”, Senator Balogun who did not state his reason for leaving the party declared that the resignation took effect from 28 April, 2022.
Thanking the party for giving him the opportunity to serve Oyo South Senatorial District in the ninth Senate of the National Assembly,Senator Balogun said he enjoyed the cooperation of the PDP leadership and its members throughout the month of April and wished the party the best of luck.
The letter reads, ” I ,Senator Dr. Kola Balogun, Senator presently representing Oyo South Senatorial District at the 9th Senate, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abuja, hereby tender my membership resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party of Nigeria, with effect from today 28th April, 2022
“I thank the party for giving me the opportunity to serve my people in the capacity of a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and your cooperation which I enjoyed till the month of April 2022. I wish the party the best of luck. I thank you,”