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Buhari's minister resigns

A minister in the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet, Khadija Abba-Ibrahim who is the minister of State for Foreign Affairs has resigned her appointment.

She was reported to have resigned to contest the seat of Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives election in Yobe State where she is from.

Mrs Ibrahim, whose husband, Bukar Abba-Ibrahim, is a serving senator and former governor of Yobe State, is contesting in the forthcoming 2019 elections under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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The minister, who is the fourth woman to resign from Buhari’s cabinet, had defeated her step son, Mohammed Bukar-Ibrahim, during the APC primary last October.

Other female ministers to have resigned from Buhari’s cabinet are Amina Mohammed, former Environment Minister; Aisha Alhassan, ex-minister of Women Affairs and former Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun.

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