The Chairman of the Labour Party in Lagos State, Mr Kayode Salako has resigned his position, Daily Report Nigeria can confirm.
Salako tendered his resignation on Tuesday following his elevation as Special Adviser on Lagos Affairs and Liaison operations to the National Chairman of the Party, Comrade Julius Abure.
He leaves the structure of the party in the state to Mrs Dayo Ekong, who steps in as chairman.
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In his handover speech at a Stakeholders’ meeting on Tuesday in Lagos, Kayode announced he cannot be a mole inside the Labour Party.
Kayode described himself as sincere and honest, adding that the party asked him not to go when he wanted.
“I can’t be a mole in a political party i am contesting. I am so grateful that Labour Party made me not APC for the many many years I was with them.
“When I wanted to go, Labour Party said I can’t go and they elevated me. I am a sincere human being. I don’t deceive and I don’t cheat.
“It is where I am going that I am going. I came to the party to look for how it can be better for me.
“I cannot continue to run the affairs of the party because I am also one of the contestants. I have to hand over. This is the structure we have built for months. The greatest asset any politician can have is the structure.”
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