The Special Assistant to the Senate President on New Media, Olu Onemola, has resigned his appointment.
The resignation according to a Tweet by Onemola on his official handle @OnemolaOlu comes on the heels of controversy that his appointment has generated.
“Given the controversy that my appointment has generated, I would respectfully like to be excused from this national assignment,” his tweet read.
Onemola also in a letter addressed to the Senate President Ahmed Lawan commended the President of the Senate for the offer to continue to serve and promote the work of the 9th Senate.
He said he feels honoured to fill the role but due to the controversy generated he has to step down.
“A few days ago, I was asked to continue on in my role as the Special Assistant on New Media to his Excellency, the President of the 9th Senate.
“As an individual who prides myself in always setting a high standard and significant precedents – I feel honoured to have been asked to fill this vital role in the service of a great country.