The Presidency has confirmed that an All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, resigned from his position as Minister of State for Education.
Until his resignation, Nwajiuba was the Minister of State for Education.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed his resignation on Wednesday, Channels TV reports.
Candidreporters.com earlier reported that all members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) who are seeking elective positions in 2023 to resign their appointments before the 16th of May 2022.
So far, ministers who have declared intention to run for political offices include in 2023 include the Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio; Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Science, Technology and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba; Justice minister and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.