The minister of education for state, Emeka Nwajuiba, has resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari to pursue his presidential ambition.
Telescope.ng reports that Nwajuiba is one of the ministers who want to succeed President Buhari in 2023 after the expiration of his tenure.
The minister’s resignation was announced during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting of Wednesday, May 11.
He is among the six ministers who have obtained the N100 million presidential forms of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the primaries slated for the end of this month.
Others are Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio; Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, and Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.
Buhari has given all those interested in the 2023 contest a deadline of Monday to leave his government.