Mr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, a representative from Ondo State, has resigned from the lower chamber of the National Assembly. CONTINUE READING>>>>>
Tunji-Ojo is one of the ministers that President Bola Tinubu has designated. In the House of Representatives, he represented Ondo State’s Akoko North-East/North-West Federal Constituency.
His resignation was made public a few hours prior to today’s (Monday) inauguration of the ministers-designate.
The resignation letter was provided to our correspondent by Mr. Babatunde Alao, Tunji-Ojo’s media assistant, this morning (Monday). However, it was discovered that as of Friday, Tajudeen Abbas’ office had already received the registration notice. Abbas is the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
In his resignation letter, Tunji-Ojo gave specific reasons for his decision, noting his appointment as a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under President Bola Tinubu’s leadership.
He said that the nation was in dire need of technocrats to contribute their fair share to the country’s prosperity and economic growth at the time he had been chosen.
According to a portion of the letter, “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 praised President Tinubu for his belief that he was qualified to serve the country in his new role as a minister and declared that he was prepared to give everything he had to support the revived agenda and hope of the present administration.
Prior to being appointed, the minister-designate ran for and was re-elected to serve the Akoko North-East/Akoko North-West Federal Constituency of Ondo State.
Between 2019 and 2023, Tunji-Ojo served as the chairperson of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger/Delta Affairs.…… Continue Your Reading