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Amidst Political Crisis, Rivers Attorney General Resigns “On Personal Reasons”

Attorney-general and commissioner of justice in Rivers State, Zacchaeus Adangor has resigned.
In a letter to Governor Siminalayi Fubara, Adangor said that his resignation is “based purely on personal reasons.”
The letter, dated December 14, reads: “I hereby give Your Excellency Notice of my resignation as the Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Rivers State with effect from the date of this letter.
“For the avoidance of doubt, my resignation from the said office is based purely on personal principles.
“I wish to thank Your Excellency for the opportunity and privilege granted me to serve in your administration as a member of the Cabinet. My family and are indebted to Your Excellency in gratitude.
“I wish your Excellency a successful tenure. Please accept the assurances of my highest regards always.”
The resignation is coming in the middle of the political crisis between Governor Fubara and his predecessor, Nyesom Wike who is now minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Only yesterday, December 13, Governor Fubara presented 2024 budget to five members of Rivers House of Assembly. He also demolished the assembly complex over the fire incident in October.
Earlier in the week, 27 members of the House of Assembly had defected from the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the State to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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