Edo 2016:Uzamere abandons PDP, resigns membership

Edo 2016:Uzamere abandons PDP, resigns membership

By Ehi Ekhator.

A governor aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Senator Ehigie Uzamere has abandoned the party by resigning his membership on Monday.

This is coming barely two weeks after the state congresses of the party.

Though the reason behind his action was not made known, but it seems his consultation to fly the ticket in the next governorship election did not yield a positive result.

Senator Uzamere had assured NAIJA CENTER NEWS that he was in the race but consulting with families and friends. He also revealed that he was drawing up his plans which according to him then, would be released for the people in few weeks.

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However, the recent development indicate that all is not well in the PDP camp.

Senator Uzamere is the only Senator who had spent two terms in the senate between 2007-2015, since the creation of Edo State.

However, in a statement signed by the senator and a copy made available to NAIJA CENTER NEWS, he said “after due consultation with my family and political associates, I have withdrawn my membership of the PDP.

“I wish to thank the leaders of the PDP at the national, state and local government levels for their unflinching support and provision of platform for my first term as senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Edo South senatorial district between 2007-2011.

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“I also wish to thank the leaders of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) as it were then, for their unflinching support and provision of the platform for my second term 2011-2015. My heartfelt appreciation goes to the general electorate of Edo South senatorial district for giving me their mandate for eight years, the first of its kind in Edo South senatorial district”.

“My heartfelt appreciation goes to the general electorate of Edo South Senatorial District for giving me their mandate for eight years, the first of its kind in Edo South Senatorial District. “

When asked by NAIJA CENTER NEWS correspondent if he was still in the race now that he has resigned  membership from his party, the senator said “How, under which platform, for now, I am done with politics”

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8 Responses to "Edo 2016:Uzamere abandons PDP, resigns membership"

  1. Yemisi Oloyede
    Yemisi Oloyede   March 24, 2016 at 4:32 am

    He is not, he knows what he is doing, he is looking for opportunity again to usurp somebody, Apc please beware

  2. Prince Eke
    Prince Eke   March 22, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    For protection don’t worry your sins will surely find you people out just 1 day

  3. Reggie Akpata   March 22, 2016 at 4:50 am

    He is not confused at all; he should never have crossed into politics and his crossing into politics marked our acceptance of our role as a people cast at sea like so many others with members F the royal family vying for political office. The people in political office need a strong royal family and not the neutered one we have today unable to claim their rightful land even. Best news all day, we look forward to restoring a meaningful custody of our history, isee!

  4. Cobje Jatusky
    Cobje Jatusky   March 22, 2016 at 3:10 am

    Let him go, the are the bad apples in our great party that need to be flush out. 2016 PDP must take over Edo state.

    • prince sunny   March 22, 2016 at 12:17 pm

      pdp will take over ur village not edo state pls speak for urself.when obasanjo left pdp chief Anineh said he should go dat pdp stand to loose nothing same thing u’re saying of somebody of uzamare capacity. wish pdp d best with iyamu in September

  5. Kenneth Aziba
    Kenneth Aziba   March 22, 2016 at 12:23 am

    he is a confused man

  6. Kelvin Paul
    Kelvin Paul   March 22, 2016 at 12:22 am

    This man is confuse

  7. Kenneth Aziba
    Kenneth Aziba   March 21, 2016 at 11:25 pm

    that is not PDP problem they were the problem PDP were having ,he ws dere wen PDP lost in 2012 election is not by big name is game of numbers,Even wen the whole abuja move to river, wike still fuck dem up


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