Edo Senator Quits APC Over ‘Injustice’ In Primary Election

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Updated May 27, 2022
A file photo of Sen Francis Alimikhena
A file photo of Sen Francis Alimikhena


The Senator representing Edo North in the National Assembly, Francis Alimikhena has resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a letter dated May 27and sent to the APC National Chairman, the Senator cited “injustice” as a reason for his withdrawal.

“I write to notify you that I have withdrawn from the Primary election as a result of injustice and also withdraw my membership from the party,” the Senator said.

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Alimikhena is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff.

The APC is scheduled to hold Senate primaries on Saturday.