Please disregard any news that the National President of the IEDPU, Amb Abdulazeez Sheik resigned over the fracas of Tuesday at the Emir’s Palace. There’s no iota of truth in it.
The fact is that the National President was appointed by Senate President Bukola Saraki into the National Assembly Service Commission on Monday, 17th December, 2018.
Two days afterwards, the National President indicated his intention to resign his appointment with the IEDPU in view of his appointment but he was prevailed upon by the Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Sulu Gambari and other executives to stay on considering the fact that the National Convention of the IEDPU was too close. He graciously obliged us.
His resignation today is therefore not as a result of the unfortunate incidence that happened at the convention but for the reason above stated.
We find the trending news unfortunate and in clear bad taste. A man of the calibre of Amb Abdulazeez does not deserve any such concocted news.
It is important to urge political actors to desist from carrying fake news that are capable of maligning important personalities who may not be able to defend themselves.
The IEDPU is a non-partisan, independent social cultural association. We refuse the temptations to be dragged into the murky waters of politics.
National Publicity Secretary