Gauteng DA leader, John Moodey has announced his resignation from the party. He disclosed the information to the public today at a press conference.

He gave his reasons for sudden resignation from the party because it was not the party he joined 22 years ago.

Moodey who join the DA in 1998 was one of the three contestants vying for the position of party leader together with KwaZulu-Natal MPL Mbali Ntuli and interim leader John Steenhuisen.

He further stated in the press conference that he no longer felt at home in the DA.

He said he could no longer stay on to fight the charges he is facing for having defended former leader Mmusi Maimane.