Olu Falae Resigns As SDP National Chairman, Quits Active Politics

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Former Presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Olu Falae has resigned as the National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and as well quit active politics.


The challenger to former President Obasanjo in the 1999 election said he is quitting the position on health grounds. Although there are indications that his resignation is linked to the current crisis rocking the party which saw the party withdraw from the February 16th presidential election on Thursday to endorse the incumbent President and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari.

Donald Duke, the candidate of the SDP in the election, has however insisted that he remains on the ballot box and has not stepped down for Buhari.