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Aisha Alhassan (Mama Taraba) Resigns as Minister [See Resignation Letter]

Aisha Alhassan (Mama Taraba)Aisha Alhassan (Mama Taraba)

Following her disqualification by APC to contest for governor of Taraba State, The minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.

The National Working Committee, NWC, of APC On Thursday took the decision not to clear Mrs Alhasan and another minister Adebayo Shittu based on the report of the party’s Governorship Aspirants Screening Committee.

Mr Shittu is aspiring to become the governor of Oyo State, while Mrs Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba, is gunning for Taraba governor.

The minister’s letter of resignation obtained by OkayNG.com reads in part:

“I write with a lot of respect to infor Mr President of my decision to resign my appointment as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and as a member of the All Progressives Congress APC).”

Mrs Alhassan further explained in the letter that she “had always been a very committed committed party member and was at no time queried or admonished for any wrong doing or unconstitutional behaviour.”

“Up to the time of writing this letter, no reason was given by the Party for my disqualification to contest election under the APC.”

Read the Letter Below;

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Farouk Mohammed
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Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (OkayNG.com). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on OkayNG.com.

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