Former NIMASA DG, Dosunmu dumps PDP, joins NNPP
Tola Adenubi, Lagos
A former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and founding member of Lagos State People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Ade Dosunmu, has joined the Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP). This is coming after his resignation from PDP on Thursday, May 26, 2022.
Recall that Dosunmu in his resignation letter, a copy sent to the Chairman of Ward ‘B’ Apapa Local Government, Lagos State, had said his decision to leave the party after spending 23 years was because his ideas were no longer aligning with what obtains in the party.
The letter reads: “The past 23 years I have spent as a member of this party had been interesting until recently when realised that my ideals are no longer aligning with what obtains in the party.
“I hereby thank you personally for your sincerity and disposition towards upholding the constitution of the party despite all odds.”
In his statement of joining a new party on Friday, Dosunmu said: “I write to inform the general public, my political associates and friends that I am moving to New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).”
Recall that Dosunmu withdrew from the race to secure the governorship ticket of the People’s Democratic Party in Lagos State because of the manipulation of the delegates list.
Dosunmu, who withdrew from the race along with three other aspirants on Wednesday, said the PDP delegates lists was manipulated to favour a particular candidate. He said he had, consequently, lost confidence in the exercise