2019: Saraki Aide Resigns To Chair New Political Party


By Nuel Suji – The Special Assistant to the Senate President on Youth and Students matters, Ikenga Ugochinyere has resigned his job with immediate effect.

Mr. Ugochinyere in a one-page letter dated October 3, 2017 addressed to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki said his resignation was to enable him serve as the national chairman of a newly formed political party.

He did not however give the identity of the new political party, but said he decided to quit his job “because of the legal and political implication of his new status, (national chairman of a new party).

The letter read, “sequel to the recent issuance of certificate of registration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to my newly formed political party and my emergence as the national chairman, I wish to tender my resignation as your Special Assistant on Youths and Students matters.

This is because of the legal and political implication my new status as a result of which I cannot be able to discharge my function to you Sir.”

The Imo state born youth leader however expressed gratitude to the Senate President for the opportunity to serve.

Our over two years official relationship is the most amazing moment in my public service life.

His Excellency confidence and believe in the innovative spirit of the young people is indeed legendary. He built a bridge between the old and the young and have been working hard to help return the country to the part of national unity,” Ugochinyere added.


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