Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi Resigns To Pursue Presidential Ambition After Buhari’s Directive
Rotimi’s resignation as Transportation minister allows him to contest the 2023 presidential election.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has tendered his resignation, henceforth he ceases to be a minister in President Buhari’s cabinet.
His action allows him to contest the 2023 presidential election.
Amaechi’s resignation follows that of Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, and Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, all of whom are running for president on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
On Wednesday, the APC United Kingdom official Twitter handle announced Amaechi’s resignation, saying, “Nigeria’s Minister of #Transportation, HM Chibuike R. Amaechi [@ChibuikeAmaechi] has resigned from the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to focus on his Presidential Campaign.”
“I appreciate your service to Nigeria.”
— APC United Kingdom (@APCUKingdom) May 11, 2022