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3 Ex-Governors and PDP Chieftains Who Have Announced Their Intention To Quit Active Politics

Some Chieftains of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) have hinted on their decision to quit active politics. Interestingly, these PDP Chieftains are Ex-Governors. They are 

Senator Theodore Orji 

Orji is currently a second-term Lawmaker representing Abia Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, The Civil Servant turned Politician has been in Active Politics since 1999 when Nigeria returned to Democratic Rule. He was a Chief of Staff to Abia State Governor for 7years and later served as a Two-term Governor. 

According to report by Vanguard News, The 71years-old PDP Chieftain Announced his decision to quit Politics in 2023 while reacting to his purported Presidential Campaign Posters which surfaced on Social Media Recently. 

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa 

The 67years-old Bafarawa announced his retirement from Active Politics after 45years, According to a report by the Punch. The Ex-Sokoto State Governor said he no longer has the will to be in Active Politics.

Bafarawa who served as a Two-term Governor in Sokoto State and later aspired to become Nigeria's President on Three Occasions (In 2007, 2011 and 2019) made it known that he will never contest for any elective office or accept a political appointment. 

Chief Bode George 

The 71years-old Ex-PDP Scribe is a One-time Military Administrator in Ondo State. On the 5th of November, 2021, George who is a Former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the PDP Announced his plan to quit partisan Politics after the 2023 General Elections. 

According to him, he prefer to be an Elder Statesman as he would clock 78years of Age. He added that 2023 'll mark his 25th years of being in Active Politics.

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