Ezekwem confirmed he was leaving the PDP in a letter on Monday, January 27, but did not mention anything about his immediate political future.
According to him, he decided to leave PDP because his loyalists and supporters had approved the movement as well as political developments in the state.
In view of the prevailing circumstances within my party, vis-a-vis my present standing as the state chairman of the PDP, in Imo state and after due consultations with my family and with the approval of my supporters.,” the letter reads.
“I hereby tender my resignation as state chairman of PDP, Imo state and as a member of the party in the ward of Okigwe LGA, which has been duly communicated to the ward of Okigwe LGA.
“I thank the teeming population of Imo state PDP, who thoughtfully elected me as their state chairman.
“I sincerely regretted the inconveniences the party faced. I thank the party for the support they gave me and the opportunity to serve in that capacity.”
This is coming barely two weeks after the supreme court sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the PDP as governor of the state and affirmed Hope Uzodinma, candidate of the APC, as winner of the 2019 governorship election.