Olalekan Adetayo, AbujaThe Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday, said he would resign from the federal cabinet in a week. When asked when he would resign his appointment as a minister, Fayemi initially claimed that there was still a lot of work to be done. When further asked how to describe him since he emerged a candidate and he is still a minister, Fayemi replied, “Well, I am the candidate of our party and I am also a minister of the Federal Republic at least for the next one week. Fayemi dismissed the statement credited to Governor Ayodele Fayose that he (Fayemi) would be defeated with a wide margin for the second term. The minister also clarified the apology he recently rendered to the people of the state.
Source: Punch May 16, 2018 23:26 UTC