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JUST IN: Former House of Reps Deputy Minority Whip, Fatima Bello, Resigns from PDP

Fatima Binta Bello, the former Deputy Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, has resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the resignation takes effect from Thursday, October 5, 2023.

In a letter dated October 5, addressed to the chairman of the party in the Shongom ward, Shongom LGA of Gombe State, Binta conveyed her decision to quit the party.

She did not provide any reasons for her resignation, nor did she indicate whether she would be joining another political party.

Binta thanked the entire body and leadership of the party, noting that the decision to quit was challenging but was taken after a wide consultation with her associates.

I am writing to tender my resignation from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with immediate effect. Attached herewith, I am also sending in my PDP Membership card,” the letter read in part.

Binta was a former deputy chairman of Shongom local government council and commissioner during the Goje’s led administration.

She served in the House of Representatives for eight years, representing Kaltungo/Shongom constituency in Gombe State. She also served as deputy minority whip of the lower chamber in the 8th assembly.

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