Two weeks after he lost his bid to contest the presidency on the platform of the opposition All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), billionaire businessman, Harry Akande, resigned from the party in a letter dated January 28, 2011 to the ANPP national chairman, Ogbonnaya Onu.
The letter when you continue...
“This is to officially notify you of my resignation as a member of All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) with effect from Friday, January 28, 2011. This decision was borne out of my desire to advance my commitment and resolution of making Nigeria a better country for the common man. Therefore, accept my exit from the party in high esteem while wishing ANPP the best of luck in its future political ambitions in our dear country.
“Once again, extend my sincere appreciation to all members for their cooperation for the 12 years of being a loyal member, as well as serving as the pioneer chairman of the board of trustees of the party.” Copies of the letter were sent to the national secretary of the party, the deputy chairmen in the south and north as well as the board of trustees chairman.