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President Muhammadu Buhari bids 10 ministers seeking elective offices in 2023 farewell

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President Muhammadu Buhari (M) flanked by outgoing Niger Delta Minister, Sen Godswill Akapbio, outgoing Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami (SAN); Minister of State Mines and Steels, Hon Uche Ogah; Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Christ Ngige and Minister of State Petroleum, Timiprey Sylva; Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu; Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, and Minister of State Niger Delta, Tayo Alasoadua. With them is SGF Mr. Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff Prof Ibrahim Gambari during a meeting with the outgoing ministers of the Federal Executive Council at the Council Chambers, State House. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 13TH 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari has said goodbye to ministers who are seeking elective offices in 2023.

The outgoing ministers are the Niger Delta Minister, Sen Godswill Akapbio, Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami (SAN); Minister of State Mines and Steels, Hon Uche Ogah; Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Christ Ngige and Minister of State Petroleum, Timiprey Sylva; Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu; Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, and Minister of State Niger Delta, Tayo Alasoadua.

He thanked them for their service to the nation, expressing his gratitude to them this at a valedictory session at the Council Chamber in Abuja on Friday.

But he called those remaining in the cabinet to be more diligent and committed to the success of the administration.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, revealed that ten ministers were leaving the cabinet.

Briefing journalists after the meeting, Mohammed disclosed that some of the ministers had tendered their resignation letters while the others were in the process of doing so.

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