Khadija Ibrahim, the Nigerian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, has resigned her appointment. She tendered her resignation letter today January 9th. According to Khadija who is the wife to Senator and former Governor of Yobe State, Bukar Abba-Ibrahim, she resigned to contest in the February 16th House of Representatives election in Yobe.

Khadija contested against and defeated her son-in-law, Mohammed Bukar-Ibrahim, to pick the ticket of the All Progressives Congress in October 2018 during the state APC primaries.