Mimiko dumps PDP, LP rejects ex-gov’s defection plan

Adelani Adepegba and Peter Dada

The Labour Party has rejected the plan by former Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko, to rejoin the party which he left in 2014 to join the Peoples Democratic Party.

This came on the heels of Mimiko’s resignation on Wednesday from the PDP.

It was learnt that the ex-governor had sent his letter of resignation to the leadership of the PDP in Ondo State with the intention to go back to his former party, the LP.

In the letter addressed to the state leadership of the PDP on Wednesday and obtained by The PUNCH, Mimiko said his decision to leave the party was personal to him.

The letter read in part, “I hereby with utmost humility inform you of my decision to resign my membership of the PDP with effect from today, June 13, 2018, for some well-thought-out personal reasons.

“It was an honour working with the many prominent Nigerians with whom I shared the PDP platform for the entire period I was in there as a member. Accept please the assurance of my…

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