In a surprising turn of events, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, the representative of Ondo Central and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, announced his resignation from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) during a session on the Senate floor. With his letter of resignation dated May 30, 2023, Senator Ayo Akinyelure stated that his departure from the party would be effective from June 11, 2023, upon completing his four-year tenure in the 9th Assembly.
Expressing gratitude to the PDP for providing him the opportunity to serve both the Ondo Central Senatorial District and Nigeria as a whole, Senator Akinyelure conveyed his appreciation in the letter. As a distinguished chartered accountant hailing from Idanre, he also extended his best wishes to the party in its future endeavors.
Contrary to speculations circulating in some circles, it is important to note that Senator Akinyelure has not joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) at this time. According to Charles Akinwon, Special Adviser (Media & Strategy) to Senator Ayo Akinyelure, the senator remains unaffiliated with any political party.
Senator Akinyelure’s decision to resign from the PDP has sparked intrigue among political observers, raising questions about his future political affiliation and potential motivations behind this surprising move. As the senator concludes his term in the Senate, the political landscape awaits further developments and announcements regarding his next political move.
- Resignation from PDP: Senator Ayo Akinyelure, representing Ondo Central, has officially resigned from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
- Effective Date: The resignation will take effect on June 11, 2023, after Senator Akinyelure completes his four-year tenure in the 9th Assembly.
- No Affiliation with APC: Contrary to rumors, Senator Akinyelure has not joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) and currently remains without any political party affiliation.