Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi.

Fayemi Resigns As Minister For Ekiti Guber Poll

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has announced his resignation as Minister from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.

Fayami had emerged as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Ekiti State in the party’s rescheduled primary election which held on May 12.

The former minister made the announcement on Wednesday at a valedictory briefing in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory saying he was leaving in order to pursue his governorship ambition in Ekiti State.