The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) is currently meeting with some outgoing members of his cabinet who are vying for various electoral offices in next year’s general elections
As of this report, those present at the meeting include Ministers of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi; Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Niger Delta Affairs; Goodwill Akpabio;
Others include Ministers of Science, Technology and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu; and Women Affairs, Paulen Tallen; Ministers of State for Mines and Steel, Uche Ogar; Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva; and Niger Delta Affairs, Tayo Alasoadura.
The PUNCH had earlier reported that the President had at the tail end of Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting, ordered all members of his cabinet who are aspiring to various electoral offices to resign on or before Monday.