Resignation: PDP and Sen. Utazi will talk about settling complaints
The Zonal Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu North Senatorial District of Enugu State, Mike Onyeze, says the party will reach out to Senator Chukwuka Utazi to return to the party.
Onyeze said this in Nsukka on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), while reacting to Utazi’s resignation from the PDP.
He said that from the letter of Utazi to his ward chairman containing his resignation, he might have some grievances against the party.
The Zonal Chairman said the party would reach out to Utazi and see if the grievances would be resolved.
“Utazi may have grievances for deciding to leave the party he has belonged to since 1998.
“The party will reach out to him to see if the grievances will be resolved so that he will withdraw the resignation letter.
“In every organization, even among family members, there are always misunderstandings at one time or another, but after discussion, most misunderstandings are resolved amicably,” he said.
Utazi, the immediate past senator who represented Enugu North Senatorial District, in a letter dated October 25, addressed to Chief Rob Ezeagu, the Chairman of the PDP in his Nkpologu Ward, Uzo Uwani LGA, resigned his membership.
Utazi, who represented the district from 2015–2023, said that he was leaving the party because the ideals that attracted him to the party in 1998 have since receded into oblivion.
“I have no option but to leave and find another party that will afford me ample opportunity to operate maximally and contribute to national development,” said Utazi.
“Thanks for your understanding and cooperation so far,” Utazi said in the letter.
When contacted, Utazi confirmed that he wrote a letter to Ezeagu, who is the chairman of the PDP in Nkpologu ward, to inform him that he was no longer a member of the PDP.
“In 1998, when I entered the party, it was through my ward in Nkpologu; that is why I wrote to the chairman of the ward that I was leaving the party (PDP).
“I also copied this letter of leaving the party to PDP National Headquarters in Abuja.
“For now, I have not joined any other political party; when I do that, I will let the public know,” he said