The Special Adviser on SDGs for Ayade has resigned.


Mr Mark Obi, the Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Sustainable Development Goals, has resigned.

Obi stated in his resignation letter, which he signed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Calabar, that he “would not desert to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a founding member of the PDP” (APC).

Following recent happenings in the political alignment of the state governor, I am persuaded to review my involvement in the current state administration.

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“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 Gov. 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,” the letter read.

According to NAN, Obi served in the Cross River House of Assembly from 1999 to 2007 as a member of the PDP’s Boki 2 State Constituency.

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