Emeka Nwajuiba, the state minister for education, has resigned to pursue his political interests in the 2023 presidential election.

His resignation was announced at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday, May 11th.

Nwajiuba is one of six ministers who received hundreds of millions of naira from presidential candidates from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the by-elections scheduled for the end of this month.