Senator Abdullahi Adamu, the new chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has resigned as the senator for Nasarawa North Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate.
Following his election as the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on March 26, he submitted his resignation letter today, April 12.
Adamu said his resignation takes effect from 1st April 2022.
The letter was read by the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan during the plenary on Tuesday.
Adamu in the letter praised the charismatic leadership of the Senate President, saying: “I must commend you for a charismatic leadership in which you treat all Senators equally irrespective of political difference.”
Senator Abdullahi Adamu was a two-term governor of Nasarawa State and a third-term senator in the Senate until his resignation.
Following Senator Adamu’s resignation, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was anticipated to hold a by-election within three months to elect a replacement.