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JUST IN: Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister resigns

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Abba-Ibrahim has submitted her resignation letter to President Muhammadu Buhari during the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting in Abuja.

Mrs Abba-Ibrahim is resigning from her ministerial position to contest the February 16 House of Representatives election in her home-state, Yobe.

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She will join others in a race to contest for the Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani Federal Constituency seat in Your State.

Mrs Abba-Ibrahim, who is wife to former Governor Bukar Abba-Ibrahim of Yobe State, had, last year contested against and defeated her son-in law, Mohammed Bukar-Ibrahim, to pick the ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in October 2018.

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