Presidential Adviser ,Ita Enang has resigned
Senator Ita Enang, the Presidential Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs, has resigned his position to run for governor of Akwa Ibom.
Enang thanked President Muhammadu Buhari in his resignation letter, which was made available to journalists by his Chief Press Secretary, Edet Ekpenyong, for the “opportunities to serve which I, and my family, shall forever treasure.”
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“And the time has come,” the letter says in part. I intend to run for Governor of Akwa Ibom State on the platform of our party, the APC, for which I have purchased and submitted a nomination and expression of interest form.
“I hereby formally tender my resignation from office in order to run for Governor.”
Your Excellency graciously appointed me as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters – Senate & Presidential Liaison to the National Assembly in August 2015, upon your Inauguration.
“I managed what turned out to be the most difficult Executive-legislative liaison assignment in the nation’s democratic history in this capacity.”
“I served beyond your first term into your second term, working with the Party Leadership to elect the current Senate presiding officers in accordance with the Party’s wishes, as well as managing the screening and clearance of your second term ministers and others, giving your second term administration greater stability and peace with the Legislature.”
“In August 2019, you graciously re-appointed me as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, which I have held since then.”