Rotimi Amaechi, presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has resigned from his position as the Minister of Transportation to focus on his political ambition.

This was made known in a statement issued by the Amaechi Presidential Media Committee (APMC) signed by Kingsley Wali, in Abuja on Monday.

“It is with mixed feelings that I tender my resignation as the Minister of Transportation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to contest for the Presidential ticket of our great party, the All Progressives Congress,” the minister was quoted to have written in his resignation letter.

“Your Excellency, it has been a great honour and privilege serving as a member of your cabinet following your historic victory at the polls in 2015. Under your administration, the Ministry of Transportation has recorded significant achievements, made possible by your visionary support and commitment to ensuring that we deliver on our mandate.

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“As I embark on the next phase of our mission to work towards a better Nigeria for ALL NIGERIANS, I humbly seek Your Excellency’s prayers, blessings and look towards your continuous support and guidance.

“Your Excellency, whilst humbly seeking your kind consideration of my request please accept the assurances of my highest esteem,” he added.

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