Tahav Agerzua, the Principal Special Assistant (PSA) to Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom on Culture and Tourism, resigned his appointment on Wednesday.
Agerzua confirmed the development through a telephone call to journalists in Makurdi.
He claimed that his resignation was necessitated by recent political developments in the state ahead of the 2023 election.
In his words: “My resignation is to enable me fully express my right to freedom of association and expression”.
Agerzua also expressed gratitude to Governor Ortom for allowing him to be a part of his government.
Agerzua was also the Special Adviser to Ortom on Media and ICT, between 2015 and 2019.
p class=”p1″>He is a close associate of former Chief of Staff to Ortom, and a former governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Terwase Orbunde, who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News