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APC National chairman, Adamu Abdullahi, resigns from Senate

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The new chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu has resigned from his seat as the Senator representing Nasarawa North Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate.

He sent in his resignation letter today April 12 following his election as the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on March 26.

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.

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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.”

Until his resignation, Senator Abdullahi Adamu was a two-term governor of Nasarawa State and a third term Senator in the Senate.

With the exit of Senator Adamu, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was expected to conduct a by-election within a statutory period of three months for a replacement.

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