Nigeria’s Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Kayode Fayemi, has resigned his appointment. The now former minister tendered his resignation letter to President Buhari three weeks ago but the letter will take effect today May 30th.

Kayode Fayemi is the APC governorship candidate in Ekiti state on July 14th. He will be contesting the election with Ayo Fayose’s deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka.