The Social Democratic Party candidate for Yagba West Constituency, Kogi State House of Assembly, Opeyemi Ajagun, has resigned from the party.
The resignation letter of the candidate was contained in a letter dated January 25, 2023 to the leadership of his party.
It was addressed to his Ejiba Ward, Yagba West Chairman.
Ajagun also notified the SDP leadership of his withdrawal from the House of Assembly election.
Ajagun, who was the SDP chairmanship candidate in the 2020 Kogi State local government elections, said his resignation was for personal reasons.
He wrote: “I, Ajagun tender my resignation letter as a member of your party, the SDP.
“I have participated actively as a loyal and dedicated party man, but I resign today, Jan. 25, 2023 based on personal reasons.
“This letter also serves as a withdrawal from participating in the House of Assembly election slated for March 11.
“I extend my utmost appreciation to members of the party across the state for the wonderful moments we shared during the time of my membership of the party.”
Ajagun sent copies of the letter to the Yagba West, Kogi State chapter of the SDP, the party’s state and national secretariats and to the Independent National Electoral Commission.