Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dalung submitted his letter of withdrawal from the APC to the leadership of the party in SabonGida Ward, Langtang South Local government area of Plateau.
According to reports, the letter dated Friday, April 1, was signed by the Dalung on Monday, April 18.
Sulomon Dalung who served as the Minister of Youth and Sports during the first tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari-led government from 2015 to 2019 has earlier condemned the ruling party for not living to expectations, sighting insecurities and other challenges facing the country.
The former minister’s statement reads in parts: “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.” He said.