President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed members of his cabinet with political ambition to submit their resignation letters on or before Monday the 16th of May, 2022.
Buhari gave directives during the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed revealed this while addressing State House Correspondents at the end of the FEC meeting.
The Ministers affected include, Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio; Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Science, Technology and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba; Justice and Attorney General, Abubakar Malami who has presidential ambition under the All Progressives Congress.
Others are the Minister of State Mines and Steel, Uche Ogar, who is running for the governorship position in Abia State, the Minister of Women Affairs, and Paulline, who declared her ambition to contest for the senatorial seat in Plateau State.
The only person not affected by the directive is the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who is an elected official.