The deputy governor’s Media Adviser, Mr Allen Sowore, said this in a statement in Akure on Monday.

The statement said that the deputy governor appreciated the national leadership and members of the party for their warm reception and acceptance in the short period he rejoined the party.

“This decision is as a result of the call on the Deputy Governor by majority of the good people of Ondo State to give hope to the hopeless and provide credible and purposeful leadership in our dear state.

“The chairman of the PDP in Apoi Ward 11 of Ese-Odo Local Government Area, Festus Oboro, acknowledged the receipt of the resignation letter on Aug. 9.

”Recall that the Deputy Governor rejoined the PDP on June 21 at his hometown Kiribo and contested as the governorship candidate of the party in the party’s primary election held on July 22.

“He wishes to reassure his teaming supporters to remain focused and committed as he will be announcing his next line of action shortly.

”God bless Ondo State,” the statement said.