Breaking: Olu Falae Resigns As SDP Chairman, Quits Active Politics

Breaking: Olu Falae Resigns As SDP Chairman, Quits Active Politics

By Emmanuel Cornelius | Staff Reporter on February 8, 2019
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Olu Falae, SDP
From left: Chief Olu Falae and Chief Audu Ogbe During the Eminent National Leader of Thought Dialogue on The State of The Nation, a Platform for National Dialogue on the state of the Nation, held in Lagos. Photo: Bunmi Azeez

Olu Falae, a former Presidential candidate, has stepped down as National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SDP.

Falae also announced on Friday, February 8, 2019, that he will no longer be actively involved in politics, citing health challenge as a major reason for his action.

Olu Falae, a former secretary to the government of the federation also cited irresolvable differences  in the Social Democratic Party for his action.

The elder statesman made this announcement at a news conference in Akure on Friday, February 8, 2019.

Recall that the SDP had on Thursday adopted the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, as its presidential candidate for the February 16 presidential election.

The party has been battling with protracted intra party crisis emanating from the conduct of its presidential primary.

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