What to know about Buhari’s ministers resigning to contest elections

On Friday, the Buhari administration organised a valedictory session for 10 of its ministers who are quitting their positions to pursue their political ambition.

Three of the ministers have already tendered their resignation letters.

Those who they organised the session at the State House, Abuja are the Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio; Science, Technology and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva; and the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba. They are all running for president.

Others are the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN); Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Uche Ogah; Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen; the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Tayo Alasoadura.

Mr Nwajiuba was not in attendance.

Although, he attended the valedictory session, the Minister of Labour and Employment,…


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