Minister-designate, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo resigns as federal lawmaker

The federal lawmaker representing Akoko North-East/North-West Federal Constituency of Ondo State in the House of Representatives, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has officially resigned from his position in the National Assembly.

The lawmaker resigned following the acceptance of his nomination by President Bola Tinubu to serve as a Minister in the cabinet.

Tunji-Ojo’s resignation was contained in a letter addressed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, on Friday, intimating him of the new development.

In the letter, Tunji-Ojo confirmed that his resignation was prompted by his appointment to serve as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in President Bola Tinubu’s administration.

He expressed his acknowledgement of the critical need for technocrats to contribute their expertise to the advancement and economic development of the nation at this time.

While appreciating President Tinubu for finding him worthy to serve the country in his new role as a Minister, Tunji-Ojo said he is prepared to give his best for the renewed hope and agenda of the present administration.

“Our dear country is in dire need of collaborative and concerted efforts that would engender the much-needed advancement to greater heights and I have been appointed to contribute my quota to achieve that enviable objective as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,”

Tunji-Ojo, known as BTO is among the 48 ministers appointed by President Tinubu and is to be sworn in today in Abuja.

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