The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday promised to resign his appointment in a week.
The minister was on Saturday declared winner of the APC primary election having polled a total 941 votes.
Fayemi, who is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, spoke to State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The minister said there is a lot of work to do and he and his co-contestants are seeing the coming election as a collective rescue mission.
He had on Sunday disclosed that he would resign his appointment as Minister of Mines and Steel Development in two weeks time.