Rivers State PDP Chairman resigns


The Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party in Rivers State, Amb. Desmond Akawor has penned down his resignation.

This is coming after his appointment as Federal Commissioner representing the state at the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

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Akawor, in a letter addressed to the acting National Chairman of the PDP, Umar Damagum, thanked the party for the platform to serve and affirmed his commitment to the party.

Excerpts of the letter read:

“After consultation with my leaders and family, I have accepted this opportunity to serve our country, which I consider as a national service. Consequently, I have resigned my position as the Rivers State Party Chairman of our great party – The PDP, and immediately handed over all duties to the Deputy Party Chairman – Hon. Aaron Chukwuemeka who has commenced action in this stead.”

“I am grateful for the opportunity to have steered the ship of our great Party, The PDP at the State level from 2020 to 2023, and especially grateful for your support and the support of the National body during my

“My family and I are extremely grateful to Mr. President – Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR, for his consideration and for finding me worthy to serve in this capacity.”

“I remain committed to the ideals of our Party always and will continue to be available to provide, steer and support for all party affairs whenever I am called upon.”


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