Buhari Accepts Aisha Alhassan Resignation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday accepted the resignation of Aisha Jumai Alhassan as Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development.

Presidential Spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu hinted this in a statement on Sunday, where he noted that the resignation takes immediate effect.

In a letter signed on Sunday, the president also directed Aisha Abubakar, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, to take up her position, also “with immediate effect”.

A letter by Buhari accepting Alhassan’s resignation read: “I have received your letter offering your resignation as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I accept your resignation with immediate effect.

“On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I thank you for your past services to the nation.”