The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Manir Dan’Iya, has denied rumours of his resignation from the People’s Democratic Party.
According to The Punch, this was disclosed by the Director of Press, office of the deputy governor, Aminu Abubakar, on Thursday.
Aminu, however, confirmed that the deputy governor remains a bonafide member of the PDP in the state as well as a senatorial candidate of the party in the forthcoming general elections.
A letter purporting the resignation of the Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Manir Dan Iya, from the People’s Democratic Party has surfaced online, sparking reactions.
In the unverified letter addressed to the Ward Chairman, Kware Ward, Kware Local Government, and dated February 8, the deputy governor thanked the party for the opportunity to serve.
The letter read, “I write to notify you of withdrawal of my membership from the People’s Democratic Party with effects from February 8, 2023.
“I appreciate the opportunities given to me which made me serve in various capacities under the PDP,” the letter reads.
“Accept my best regards.”
“The deputy governor just called me on phone now to inform me that he is not leaving the party anywhere, he said he remains a member of the PDP in the state,” he added.