- Weeks after the resignation of some Nigerian ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a list of nominees to replace them
- The president on Tuesday, June 21, wrote to the red chamber t screen and confirm the nominees as new ministers
- President Buhari's list is contained in a letter sent to the Senate president, Alhaji Ahmad Lawan, a former presidential aspirant of the APC
If confirmed, the nominees will replace former ministers who resigned from their offices in search of elective offices in 2023.
Buhari's influential ex-minister resigns from APC, gives reason
Recall that a former minister of sports, Solomon Dalung, has officially resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Dalung submitted his letter of withdrawal from the APC to the leadership of the party in SabonGida Ward, Langtang South local government area of Plateau.
The letter dated Friday, April 1, was signed by the politician on Monday, April 18. In the letter, Dalung said the decision to withdraw his membership from the ruling party stems from growing unwholesome happenings in the APC which conflict with his "core principles of value".
The letter partly read:
“This is to convey my withdrawal of membership from the All Progressives Congress with effect from the date of this notice.
“It is worthy of mention that recent developments in the party conflict with my core principles of values which define the basis of allegiance to the party..."
Buhari's former minister Dalung raises serious allegations against FG over insecurity
Before this, Dalung had said President Buhari had failed Nigerians and disappointed many, including him with his inability to tackle growing insecurity in the country.
Dalung, in a post shared on his official Facebook page on Sunday, April 10, lamented that the president is sharing power with northwest bandit leader, Bello Turji and ISWAP terrorists, with his failure to tackle insecurity.
The former minister noted that he joined other Nigerians to campaign for the APC due to the manner in which the former President Goodluck Jonathan was handling the security problems in the country then.
He affirmed that he met with the former president and offered his advice on how he can tackle the growing insecurity then, but his advice was rejected.