Hon. Yaya Tongo, a member of the House of Representatives for Gombe State’s Kwami/Funakaye Federal Constituency, has submitted a letter of resignation from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). ayokinews.com reports
Tongo, whom was elected in 2019, on the All Progressive Congress platform, cited a number of reasons for his decision in a letter obtained by pressmen.
Citing reason for his resignation, Tongo said that unknown persons had allegedly ‘hijacked’ the party’s leadership in the state.
The resignation letter which wad dated December 1, 2021, reads in part: “This decision of mine was arrived at after a careful observation of the numerous crises in the APC without any resolution in sight.”
“All efforts made by well-meaning members of the APC to bring about a peaceful resolution of the crises continue to meet brick walls. Some individuals have hijacked all party machinery and have consistently refused some of us space to actively contribute to the development of APC in Gombe State.”