A former Deputy Governor in Bayelsa State and prominent member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Evabi Peremobowei, has dumped the party.
Ebebi, also a former Speaker, on Sunday, tendered his resignation letter dated October 11 to the party’s Chairman in Ward 3 Alaebiri, Ekeremor Local Government Area of the State.
The former Speaker, said in the letter that he decided to leave the party after experiencing and enduring an excruciating period of a largely fraudulent internal democracy in the state chapter of the PDP.
He said, “I have come to this hard decision after experiencing an enduring and excruciating period of a largely fraudulent internal democracy in the state chapter of the PDP, disregard and disrespect for due process as entrenched in the PDP constitution and electoral guidelines, high-handedness and desperation of the party’s leadership.
“The fact that my membership of the party is ending does not diminish the great political experience I have enjoyed. It has been absolutely outstanding.
“I am thankful for the opportunity the party gave me to serve the state in various capacities especially as a two-time Speaker of the State House of Assembly and two-time Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, which offered me outstanding political career development and enabled me gained irreplaceable experience in politics”.