Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, on Wednesday, resigned his membership from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The letter which was personally signed by the former governor and addressed to the leadership of the party in the state, stating his intention to resign his membership from the party.
The read “I hereby with utmost humility inform you of my decision to resign my membership of the PDP with effect from today, June 13, 2018, for some well-thought-out personal reasons.
“It was an honour working the many prominent Nigerians with whom I shared the PDP platform for the entire period I was in there as a member. Accept please the assurance of my very high regards.”
However, Nigerian Tribune gathered that the former governor and his followers from PDP will today (Thursday) rejoin the Labour Party.
Mimiko, who was governor of the state for two terms of eight years will be returning to the party after some four years of collapsing the structure of the LP to the PDP ahead of the 2015 general elections.
Mimiko has been keeping mute over the development as there have been speculations on his defection in the last couple of months
One of the aides of the former governor, however, confirmed that the official declaration of Mimiko and his followers will hold at the Ondo Civic Centre in Ondo town on today, Thursday.
According to him, Mimiko will register as a member of an LP in his ward tomorrow before moving to the civic centre for an official declaration.