Information reaching 247ureports.com from sources at Wadata Plaza in Wuse 5, Abuja reveal that the embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], Malam Bamanga Tukur has submitted his resignation letter to the PDP and to the Presidency. The resignation is to take effect Wednesday January 15, 2014.

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Our source indicate that the embattled Chairman was forced to stepdown following a brief meeting with Mr. President who impressed on him that he must resign of face the consequences. As gathered, the President had reminded the embattled chairman of a letter from the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] stating that the national executive council of the PDP was illegally constituted. Mr. President told the embattled Chairman that the letter can be recalled into play.

The embattled chairman was reported to remain adamant until it was revealed to him that the national executive council and the national working committee were readying to cast a vote of no-confidence on Thursday January 16, 2014 against him. To avert the vote of no confidence, Bamanga Tukur hurried a resignation letter – and dated his resignation for January 15, 2014 – after the Muslim holiday.