The Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Mark Obi, has resigned.
In his resignation letter, Mr Obi said, “As a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), he would not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“Following recent happenings in the political alignment of the state governor, I am persuaded to review my involvement in the current state administration.”
The letter further stated, “Consequently, being a founding and subsisting member of the PDP in Cross River, I cannot in good conscience remain in my appointment as special adviser on Sustainable Development Goals.
“I hereby resign my appointment as special adviser immediately. I am very grateful to Governor Ayade for finding me worthy to serve the state in the said capacity.
“Nevertheless, I will continue to support the state and government in any way possible as a stakeholder and senior citizen.”
Mr Obi had represented Boki 2 State Constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly as a PDP member between 1999 and 2007.