The Senator representing Oyo South senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Kola Balogun has resigned his membership in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Senator is the vice-chairman of the Senate Committee on Youths and Sports and was the only PDP senator from Oyo State in the ninth Senate until his resignation.
Balogun announced his resignation through a letter addressed to the chairman of PDP in Ward 12, Ibadan North-East Local Government Area.
According to a statement by the media aide to Senator Balogun, Mr. Dapo Falade, the letter, dated 28 April, 022, was received and acknowledged by the PDP Ward Chairman, Tijani Wasiu, on 29 April 2022.
Balogun thanked the party for giving him the opportunity to serve the people of the senatorial district, as well as for the cooperation he enjoyed from the PDP leadership and members.
The resignation letter reads in part, “I, Senator Dr. Kola Balogun, senator presently representing Oyo South Senatorial District at the 9th Senate, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abuja, hereby tender my membership resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party of Nigeria, with effect from today 28th April 2022.
“I thank the party for giving me the opportunity to serve my people in the capacity of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and your cooperation which I enjoyed till April 2022.
“I wish the party the best of luck. I thank you.”