The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chapter of Imo State, on Monday, accepted the resignation of its chairman, Chief Charles Ezekwem from the party.
In a release by Daiman Oparah, PDP State Publicity Secretary, said that this is a trying time for the party and members.
“The attention of the Peoples Democratic Party, Imo State Chaptrer has been drawn to the resignation of the State Chairman of PDP Imo State Barr. Charles Ezekwem (Ikemba Okigwe).
“The Party hereby accepts the resignation of Barr. Charles Ezekwem and also notes that this is a trying time for us.
“We thank the State Chairman Barr. Charles Ezekwem for his selfless services to the party and her teeming members in Imo State,” he said.
Charles Ezekwem had earlier on Monday resigned from PDP and joined the ruling party (APC).
Ezekwem, in his resignation letter, stated his decision to abandon PDP was based on the approval of his supporters and the prevailing circumstances facing his party.
“In view of the prevailing circumstances within my party, vis-a-vis my present standing as the state chairman of the PDP, in Imo state and after due consultations with my family and with the approval of my supporters.
“I hereby tender my resignation as state chairman of PDP, Imo state and as a member of the party in the ward of Okigwe LGA, which has been duly communicated to the ward of Okigwe LGA.
“I thank the teeming population of Imo state PDP, who thoughtfully elected me as their state chairman.
“I sincerely regretted the inconveniences the party faced. I thank the party for the support they gave me and the opportunity to serve in that capacity,” he said.