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BREAKING: Former Osun Governor, Oyinlola Resigns As NIMC Chairman

A former Governor of Osun State, Mr Olagunsoye Oyinlola has resigned as Chairman of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

The resignation letter dated May 9, 2018 addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, has been submitted to the Presidency.

According to Oyinlola, the decision is to enable him pursue other political engagements outside the ruling party

He, therefore, thanked the President for the opportunity given him to serve.

The letter reads:

“Sir, I write to resign my appointment as the chairman of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) with effect from today, May 9, 2018.

“Your Excellency, I must put on record my very deep sense of appreciation for the special privilege and consideration you gave me to serve our fatherland in that capacity. As I stated in my appreciation letter to you shortly after the appointment, the offer was a clear call to service.

“I gave the job the dedication it deserved and would have loved to continue but I regret to inform Your Excellency that I have a new, greater political engagement that will make that difficult and even impolitic.

“Sir, as one of my bosses in the army, I believe you would understand my stand given recent political developments. The training I got as a decorated officer and gentleman precluded me from engaging in any act that could amount to disloyalty and conflict of interest. I am moving on to chart a new course in my politics outside the ruling party and this thus, demands my dropping the NIMC chairmanship.

“I thank you, sir, once again for the great honour and confidence reposed in me. However, there is time to take a job and another time to leave it and move on. For me, the time to work on something else in the interest and service of our people is now.

“I wish Your Excellency good-luck while praying that you will finish well and strong in the service of our country.”

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