The South – South Zonal Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party , Mr Patrick Egbede , has resigned from the party .
Egbede , who is from Cross River State, announced his resignation from the party in a letter dated October 25, 2018 , and addressed to the zonal National Vice Chairman of the party .
In the three – paragraph letter , he said , “ I wish to inform you of my decision to formally resign from the Peoples Democratic Party .
“ I had joined the party and remained with the party since inception in 1998. ”
In the letter , Egbede , attributed his decision to some unnamed personal reasons .
But in an interview with our correspondent , he attributed his decision in part to the ambition of the immediate past State Security Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade , Mr. Jude Ngaji , to go to the National Assembly.