The Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Hope Uzodimma, said Senator Abdullahi Adamu and Senator Iyiola Omisore voluntarily resigned from their positions as All Progressives Congress, APC’s National Chairman and National Secretary respectively.
Uzodimma, who is Imo State Governor, spoke to journalists on Tuesday night after the APC governors closed-door meeting held in Abuja.
Governor Uzodimma also denied rumours of a rift within the party, saying the APC governors fully backed Adamu and Omisore’s decisions to resign.
Speaking with journalists in Abuja, Uzodimma said, “I am aware some of you are anxious to know what is going on in our party and the country. We deliberated on so many issues that have to do with our party, the APC.
“You must have heard of the resignation of the National Chairman of our party and the National Secretary of the party. Those are voluntary actions that have been taken with due respect to our national chairman and our secretary.
“We commended the wisdom in what they have done and they served us well in the party, we are happy with the services and the party is united, there is no crisis in the party. They are happy; we also are happy. So, we are in support of their actions and they would continue to be commended, respected, and recognized for the services they have rendered to our great party.
“Their resignations also been accepted by the leadership of the party. There is now an acting chairman and acting Secretary.”