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Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, pulls out of presidential race, says he wants to focus on his job



The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has introduced his withdrawal from the 2023 presidential race.


This comes barely 48 hours after President Buhari ordered all members of the Federal Government Council keen on operating for elective positions within the 2023 normal elections, to tender their resignation on or earlier than Could 16.


Ngige whereas saying his withdrawal from the race in the present day, Could 13, mentioned he took the “momentous determination” within the curiosity of the nation and to allow him to focus on his job.


“Right now, thirteenth Could 2022, I had an viewers with the president, Muhammadu Buhari, as a observe as much as the one I earlier had with him on eleventh Could 2022. Having additionally consulted broadly with my household, constituents, supporters and well-wishers, it’s my pleasure to announce the withdrawal of my curiosity and earlier determination to contest the workplace of the president within the 2023 normal election.

Because of this, I’ll NOT be taking part in any of the inner get together processes of the mentioned election, beginning with the first.”he mentioned


Ngige mentioned he selected to tug out of the race to help the president and the federal authorities to “climate the troublesome final lap” of the administration.


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