The embattled Director-General of the Presidential Campaign Council of the Labour Party, Doyin Okupe has stepped down from the position.
Okupe who was convicted for money laundering by a federal high court sitiing in Abuja on Monday, December 19 announced his decision on Tuesday in a letter he personally addressed to Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of LP in the 2023 elections .
Full text of the letter :
You will recall that I briefed you yesterday about my personal travails in seeking justice and clearing my name using the Nigerian Legal System to
I have invested too much in your campaign to allow my personal travails to become a source of distraction.
In the circumstances, I have opted to step aside and plead that you appoint a new Campaign DG who can continue the assignment with zero distractions.
God bless you and family.”