Abuja - Seven ministers in the cabinet of President Goodluck Jonathan have resigned their ministerial appointments, Punch reports.
The ministers include Labaran Maku (Information); Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu (Health); Nyesom Wike (State, Education); Samuel Ortom (State, Industry, Trade and Investment); Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Defence); Darius Ishaku (State, Niger Delta) and Emeka Wogu (Labour).
Also read: Jonathan orders ministers with political ambitions to resign
The ministers quit their posts to pursue their political ambitions, particularly gubernatorial elections in their respective states.
Earlier, President Jonathan was reported to have ordered members of his cabinet interested in elective posts to resign from office before October 20.
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