Nigerian presidential aspirant Adamu Garba has announced his resignation from the membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
In a letter addressed to the party chairman in Karewa ward, Adamawa state, Garba said the APC has taken “some exclusionary practices” which are against democratic tenets.
Explaining his reason for leaving the party, he wrote in the letter:
My resignation was due to the fact that APC as a party has lost its moral bearing and has taken to some exclusionary practices which are against standard democratic tenets. More importantly, as a young man who believes in the future of Nigeria and had high hopes in APC before now, I cannot continue to retain membership of a party that favours money beyond competency, vested interest beyond common interest, chronic elitism beyond public good, politics of exclusion beyond inclusion.
I further believe that the party has failed in its promises to deliver public good over the years, betrayed the public trust, and has turned out to be doing much worse than what we fought so hard to dethrone in the then PDP government. Worst is the issue of internal security, that the party paid more attention to propaganda media statements that listening to the yearning of the people.
Adamu Garba also published a list of persons he said donated the N83 million he got for the presidential form, adding that donors that “require a refund” should send their details.