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Opa-locka Mayor Matthew Pigatt resigns during commission meeting

Opa-Locka, Florida – Mayor Matthew Pigatt announced that he was resigning from his position, during a city commission meeting on Wednesday night.
Pigatt was elected in 2018. He couldn’t stop corruption in the city and wanted no part of it.
“Those who stand up for what’s right don’t last long in the system,” he said.
According to Pigatt, he would be sharing insight into the city’s corruption at some point in the future.
Pigatt also mentioned that he has received threats.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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