Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of Senator Aisha Alhassan as the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development.

This was confirmed on Sunday in a post on Twitter by the President’s media aide, Bashir Ahmad.

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He wrote: “President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan (Mrs) as Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development from the government with immediate effect.”

Alhassan had, in a letter sent to the President dated Saturday, 29 September, 2018, informed of her decision to quit Buhari’s government and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

She has since joined the United Democratic Party(UDP).