Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation, has finally resigned from office.
Telescope.ng reported thay Buhari had on Wednesday, May 11, at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja, directed members of his cabinet seeking political offices to resign on or before Monday, May 16, 2022.
Amaechi has since declared to run for President in 2023.
Emeka Nwajiuba, the minister of state for education, who is also seeking to run for president in the next general elections, had resigned before the President’s directive.
The newspaper learnt about Amaechi’s resignation on Monday, May 16.
A top source was reported to have said: “Amaechi has finally resigned from office.”
However, Amaechi’s counterpart in the ministry of justice, Abubakar Malami, has refused to resign despite today (Monday) being the deadline.
Malami, who is also the Attorney-General of Federation (AGF), had in April declared interest in the Kebbi State governorship race.