The former Speaker Kogi state House of Assembly under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Rt Hon. Momohjimoh Lawal has resigned his membership from the party.
This was contained in a letter of resignation he personally signed and copies was made available to newsmen in Lokoja on Saturday.
According to the letter , his resignation from the strong opposition party in Kogi state was to enable him enjoyed some deserve rest.
The letter reads in parts :
“All praise and thanks to Almighty Allah who has kept me as a member of the PDP since the inception of the party in 1998 till date and within which time I have served in various capacities in my leadership of the State House of Assembly as two term Speaker between 2013 and 2016.
“It is noteworthy that my years of engagement have been characterized by surmountable challenges to the glory of Almighty Aliah.
“Having come this far, and witnessing the vicissitude of my political adventure in the PDP so far, it has become expedient that i take some rest from active politics.
“I wish to therefore tender my resignation from the party with effect from today to enjoy a deserved rest for now.
“I thank the party leadership at all levels for the patronage I’ve enjoyed in the party while my
The former Speaker also copied all the PDP political leaders across Kogi central senatorial district and the state leader of the party Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, the former governor of the state.