Former Minister Solomon Dalung Dumps APC, Gives Reasons

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Solomon Dalung, a former Minister of Sports, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, stating that the recent development of the party does not tally with his principles.

Dalung, who served as a minister under the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari submitted his letter of withdrawal from the APC to the Ward Chairman of the party in SabonGida Ward, Langtang South LGA of Plateau State.

The letter dated April 1, 2022, and signed by the politician on April 18, 2022, was obtained by the Punch in Jos on Tuesday.

Part of the letter read, “This is to convey my withdrawal of membership from the All Progressives Congress with effect from the date of this notice.

“It is worthy of mention that recent developments in the party conflict with my core principles of values which define the basis of allegiance to the party.

“Of note is the fact that internal democracy is critical to the survival of representative democracy without which political participation remains a mirage.”