A former Commissioner below the administration of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as governor of Edo State and a detailed ally and from the identical Ward, Mr Fortunate James has resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A letter addressed to the Ward 10 Chairman of APC in Etsako West native authorities space dated August 4, 2022 and made accessible to journalists late Friday reads “I write this correspondence from a spot of deep and broad thought, resolve and consultations on completely different strata.
Having thought-about all my innocent and laboured expectations, experiences, sacrifices, contributions and the sarcastically resultant consequence from Motion Congress, Motion Congress of Nigeria now All Progressive Congress over time, I, Chlef Fortunate James, want to tender my resignation as a member of APC.
“By this resignation, I fully disassociate myself from something in relation to the social gathering, whether or not in insignia, paraphernalia or affiliation.
“Nevertheless, this resolution was inevitably reached going by quite a few unhealthy components which have dogged the social gathering for years, particularly as they have an effect on me personally and my teeming supporters unjustly.
“Recall, I’ve been a dedicated and full fledged stakeholder of the social gathering Since its inception, I’m utilizing this medium to additionally thank the social gathering far giving me the chance to serve in varied capacities,
“To my supporters throughout the state, they need to please bear this hardcore resolution, as it’s higher to be the place you’re valued and hopeful, plead with you to stay legislation abiding.
“Time spent within the social gathering has made me to see that the social gathering and I are at variance of the which means of justice and equity. What the social gathering stands for diametrically opposes my perception in justice, equity, fairness and reward for dedication and sacrifice.”
Although he was silent on his subsequent transfer, Vanguard reliably gathered that he could be heading to the Peoples Democratic Celebration.