The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Aisha Alhassan, has reportedly resigned her appointment.
According to The Cable, Suleiman Dantosho, her media aide, confirmed this on Saturday morning and made available copies of her resignation letter.
He said Alhassan has also withdrawn her membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“I write with a lot of respect to inform 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),” the letter read.
“Mr President may also wish to recall that I wrote to notify you of my intention to again contest for governor of my state in forthcoming 2019 election under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and you again graciously blessed my intention and wished me well through a letter personally signed by Mr President which I appreciate and will forever cherish.