APC National chairman Abdullahi Adamu resigned from the Senate as contained in a letter read during plenary on Tuesday by Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawal.
Also, the APC deputy national chairman (north), Abubakar Kyari has quit the Senate as confirmed in a separate letter read by Dr. Ahmad during Tuesday’s plenary.
Before their emergence as national officers of the APC on March 26, 2022, Adamu represented Nasarawa West while Kyari represented Borno north in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
Until his election as the APC National Chairman, Senator Adamu, chaired the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
Kyari, on the other hand, was the Chairman of the Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Senator Adamu’s letter
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.
“I feel a sense of duty and obligation to convey through this letter, my appreciation for the cooperation and guidance I received from you as Chairman of the National Assembly throughout my official and private association with you.
“As I leave the Senate, I cannot easily forget the change and style of leadership that you brought since becoming the Senate President of the Ninth Senate.