Ex-Cross River commissioner quits PDP, says decision painful

A chieftain of the Cross River State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Edem Ekong, has resigned from the party.

Ekong announced his resignation in a letter addressed to the state PDP chairman through the chairman of Idundu/Anyanga-Nse Ward in Akpabuyo Local Government Area.

In the letter titled ‘resignation as a member of the PDP’, Ekong, said, “It is with a deep sense of regret that I am constrained to tender my resignation as a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, Idundu/Anyanga Nse Ward in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State.

“I arrived at the above after considering many factors and coming to the difficult conclusion that I have no other option than this.”

Ekong, was a one-time Commissioner in charge of Ministry of Lands and Director General of Department of Public Transportation.

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