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Foreign Affairs Minister, Khadija Ibrahim Leaves Buhari’s Cabinet

FUNSHO AKINWALE

Khadija Ibrahim, the Foreign Affairs Minister has resigned her appointment to run for an elective post as a member of the House of Representatives.

Ibrahim will officially vacate her seat on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Her resignation is coming a month after Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril took a bow to become the 13th Emir of Nasarawa.

The former  minister in her appreciation thanked the president for choosing her to serve the country.

Khadija said she took the decision to enable her contest in the forthcoming election in Yobe State.

She became APC candidate after defeating her stepson, Mohammed Ibrahim at the last primary election.

Khadija is enjoying her father‘s popularity as a legendary politician.

Her father, Waziri Ibrahim was a former minister in the First Republic.

He was also the founder of the Great Nigeria Peoples’ Party (GNPP) in the Second Republic.

More aides of President Muhammadu Buhari are expected to leave his cabinet as the elections draw near.