The new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, has resigned as Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District.
The letter of resignation was read by the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan during the plenary on Tuesday.
Adamu in the letter praised the charismatic leadership of the Senate President, saying: “I must commend you for a charismatic leadership in which you treat all Senators equally irrespective of political difference.”
He said, “It is with utmost respect and appreciation I inform you that consequent upon my victory as National Chairman at the just concluded convention of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), on the 26th of March, 2022, I hereby resign formally as the Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District with effect from 1st April, 2022.
He also appreciated Senator Ahmad Lawan, for the cooperation and guidance he received from him as Chairman of the National Assembly throughout his official and private association with him.
In the same vein, the newly elected Deputy National Chairman (North), Abubakar Kyari, also resigned as lawmaker representing Borno North District.
Abdullahi Adamu who was elected as the National Chairman of the ruling APC on March 26, 2022, was a two-term governor of Nasarawa State and a third-term Senator in the Senate.