The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdullahi Adamu on Tuesday formally resigned from the Senate.
Senator Abubakar Kyari representing Borno North also resigned from the Upper Chamber.
Adamu and Kyari, in separate letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor, said their action became necessary following their emergence as National Chairman and Deputy National Chairman (North) of the APC respectively.
Checks revealed that the letter was read by the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan on Tuesday during the plenary.
Adamu in the letter praised the charismatic leadership of the Senate President, saying: “I must commend you for a charismatic leadership in which you treat all Senators equal irrespective of political difference.”