Buhari’s minister resigns to run elective positions in the 2019

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Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, Nigeria’s minister of state for foreign affairs has resigned her appointment to run for elective positions in the 2019 general elections.

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Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim

Buhari’s minister resigns to run elective positions in the 2019

Ibrahim will be running for Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani federal constituency of Yobe state in the National Assembly. The Sun reports that she confirmed to some State House correspondents that Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting was going to be her last, shortly before the commencement of the meeting.

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Recall that Hajiya Khadija Ibrahim defeated her step son Mohammed Ibrahim to clinch the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for Damaturu/Gulani/Gujba/Tarmuwa, Yobe federal constituency last year’s October at the All Progressives Congress (APC) the primary election. Prof Abba Gambo, the returning officer of the election announced that Khadijah polled 1,295 votes to defeat Mohammed who scored only 15 votes. In spite of pressures mounted on Mohammed to step down for his father’s wife, he refused.

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Buhari’s minister resigns to run elective positions in the 2019

Two other contenders including the serving representative Alhaji Abdullahi Kukuwa and Alhaji Ahmed Buba stepped down for the minister. The minister commended Abdullahi and Ahmed for withdrawing from the race to support her win the election.