“Resign if you must contest for elections” – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered all Ministers with political ambitions to resign their appointments on or before Monday, May 16, 2022.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced this to State House Correspondents after the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to Mohammed, the President gave the directive at the FEC meeting.
He said: “The mandate I have from the President is to announce that all members of the Federal Executive Council contesting for elective office must resign their ministerial cabinet appointments on or before Monday the 16th of May, 2022.”