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2023 Polls: Fate of Ten Outgoing Ministers

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Nigerian Information Minister Lai Mohammed said as of last Friday, nine ministers had resigned following a directive from President Muhammadu Buhari to do so before May 16, after expressing interest in run in the next elections.

According to sources, the Nigerian president on Friday met with all the resigned ministers in Abuja, saying goodbye and wishing them well in their endeavors.

Nigeria’s Minister of Labor and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, recently announced his intention to withdraw his candidacy for the presidency on Friday, pledging to stay out of the politics of his APC party. rule.

According to reports, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has also withdrawn his bid for the governorship of Kebbi State to replace Atiku Bagudu.

After months of speculation over his candidacy, the Minister of Justice joined the ranks of candidates for the governorship of his home state of Kebbi last month.