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Doyin Okupe resigns as Peter Obi’s presidential campaign DG

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The Labour Party Campaign Council Director General and strong ally of Peter Obi, Doyin Okupe has resigned his position.

A letter he addressed to the LP presidential candidate, Peter Obi on Tuesday announced his resignation.

Okupe also shared the letter on his official Twitter handle. He wrote: “It’s time to step aside. But I am with PO and the Obidients and the Presidential Campaigns till God gives us victory in Jesus Name”.

Okupe’s resignation followed his conviction for breaching the Money Laundering Act by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday.

The Labour Party chieftain was found guilty for the event that took place under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu showed leniency when she gave Okupe an option of N500,000 fine on each of the 26 count charges, which amounted to N13m.

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