President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday met with Ministers who are seeking elective offices in 2023 to appreciate them for their services.
The President in a valedictory session at the Council Chamber in Abuja appreciated them for their cooperation and thanked them for their services to their country.
He also admonished other members of the cabinet to be more diligent and committed to the success of the administration.
During a briefing after the session with the outgoing ministers, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed that ten of them were leaving.
According to him, some of the ministers have tendered their resignation while the others are in the process of doing so.
Nine of the Ministers were present at the meeting, they are; the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Uche Ogar; Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva; Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Minister of Women Affairs Pauline Tallen.
Others are the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Goodwill Akpabio; Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami and the Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu.
The former Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, who is the tenth, was absent.