Senator Hope Uzodinma, the Governor of Imo State, has followed the steps of President Muhammadu Buhari, and asked political appointees vying for top positions in the 2023 General Elections, in the state, to quit their present office before May 16.
Governor Uzodinma passed the instructions during the stretched State Exco Meeting yesterday in the state, stating that appointees willing to contest for political offices have up to next week to vacate political offices and should tender their resignation letters on or before the said date.
As indicated above, Hope Uzodinma’s directive came a few hours after President Buhari also instructed the Ministers in his cabinet seeking elective offices to resign on or before May 16 in obedience to the provision of the Electoral Act 2022.
Yesterday, everyevery.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a bold step against his serving Ministers that have so far purchased the Nomination and Expression of Interest Forms.
The President outrightly asked them to resign their active positions, including members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC vying for any elective office in 2023 General elections.