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BREAKING: President Buhari In Meeting With Exiting Ministers

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BREAKING: President Buhari In Meeting With Exiting Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari is in a meeting with some of his Ministers seeking elective offices in the 2023 general elections.

Thelagostimes gathered that the former ministers present at Friday’s meeting were Abubakar Malami (Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice); Godswill Akpabio (Niger Delta Affairs); Rotimi Amaechi (Transportation); Ogbonnaya Onu (Science, Technology and Innovation); Pauline Tallen (Women Affairs); Chris Ngige (Labour and Employment); Timipre Sylva (State, Petroleum Resources); Uche Ogar (State, Mines and Steel Development), and Tayo Alasoadura (State, Niger Delta Affairs).

Only Emeka Nwajiuba, the former Minister of State, Education, who was the first to resign, was absent at the meeting with apologies.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced that the president is set to replace the 10 members of his cabinet who have resigned to contest in the elections.

According to him, Buhari has indicated that he would immediately fill the vacancy created by the exit of former members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Thelagostimes had earlier reported that the president ordered all Ministers aspiring to be President in 2023 to resign with immediate effect.

Ayomide Ayano

A writer, communicator, Graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Christian.

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