Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The governor announced this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The deputy governor Hon Philip Shaibu has also resigned from the party.
The governor has met with strong members of the opposition party PDP including the Rivers State governor Wike and Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel.
There are indications that the governor will join PDP soon.