The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who become the federal lawmaker representing Akoko Northeast and Northwest of Ondo State withinside the House of Representatives, in advance on Monday, resigned from the National Assembly after accepting to serve in President Bola Tinubu’s cabinet.
Tunji-Ojo, popularly called BTO turned into some of the forty five ministers cleared through the senate and sworn in on Monday, in Abuja through the president.
Tunji-Ojo’s resignation become contained in a letter addressed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, a replica of the letter changed into made to be had to newshounds through Tunji-Ojo’s spokesman, Mr Babatunde Alao, on Sunday night.
In the letter, Tunji-Ojo showed that his resignation became necessitated through his appointment to serve Nigerians as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in President Bola Tinubu’s administration, explaining that he has been selected at a time while the united states became in dire want of technocrats to assist make a contribution their quota to the development and financial boom of the nation.
While appreciating Tinubu for locating him worth to serve the united states of america in his new position as a Minister, Tunji-Ojo stated he turned into organized to offer his satisfactory for the renewed wish schedule of the administration.
“Our expensive usa is in dire want of collaborative and concerted efforts that might engender the much-wanted development to extra heights and I were appointed to make contributions my quota to reap that enviable goal as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” a replica of the letter examine in part.
Tunji-Ojo turned into first elected into the House of Representatives in 2019, wherein he served because the Chairman, House Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC) withinside the ninth National Assembly. However, he turned into re-elected withinside the 2023 election.