The All Progressives Congress, APC, Edo State Chapter, has lost two members of the State House of Assembly, Page 36 learnt.
The two Lawmakers are the former Deputy Speaker of the House and Member representing Akoko-Edo 1, Yekini Idaiye, and the Member representing Orhionmwon East Constituency, Hon. Nosayaba Okunbor.
The Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Marcus Onobun, during the House sitting on Monday, read their letters of resignation from the APC, on the floor of the House.
Hon. Yekini Idaiye’s letter read: “May I use this medium to inform you of my resignation as a member of APC.
“I took this decision because of internal crisis in the party, from my Ward to the Local Government level, which led to the factions in the party for some time now.
“It is on this note that I have decided to resign my membership of the APC, and officially defect to the PDP.”
Hon. Nosayaba Okunbor‘s letter read: “This is to formally inform you of my decision to resign my membership of APC.
“This decision is sequel to the division within the party which has become intractable.
“I have made strenuous efforts to ensure that this division within the party is reconciled in line with the provision of the party’s constitution, but to no avail as the leadership of the party has simply refused to allow the issues involved to be adjudicated upon.
“Consequently, I have no other option than to resign my membership, as a lean Liberty they say is better than fat slavery.”