Dr Doyin Okupe has resigned as the Campaign Director-General of Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi.
The action came hours after the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council on Tuesday demanded the immediate resignation of Okupe from the campaign team of the Labour Party flag bearer, Peter Obi.
Okupe’s Resignation letter.
The embattled Director General of Obi-Datti campaign was on Monday convicted of breaching the Money Laundering Act by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.
The LP chieftain was subsequently sentenced to two and a half years in prison.
But the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, however gave an option of N500, 000 fine on each of the 26 count charges, totalling N13m for which he was found guilty.
The former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan opted to pay a fine of N13 million to beat the 4:30pm deadline.