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Breaking: Chris Ngige withdraws from presidential race.


The minister of labour and employment and former governor of Anambra state, Chris Ngige has withdrawn from the 2023 presidential race after the Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari quit order.

According to Ngige, his decision to withdraw from the presidential race came after he consulted the president, his family, constituents, supporters and well- wishers.

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The minister disclosed all this in a Statement released on the 13th of May, 2022, where he also noted that he has made his decision to withdraw from the presidential election race to the President, Muhammadu Buhari and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Bo’s Mustapha.

Chris Ngige withdraws from presidential race


“Having also consulted widely with my family, constituents, supporters and well-wishers, it is my pleasure to announce the withdrawal of my interest and earlier decision to contest the office of the President in the 2023 general elections.

“As a result of this, I will NOT be participating in any of the internal party processes of the said election, starting with the primary. I took this momentous decision firstly in the overall interest of the nation, in order to enable me concentrate on my job, and assist the President and the Government, weather the difficult last lap, in the life of the administration and secondly for other family reasons.

My constituents, political associates and well-wishers across the country are by this statement informed of this latest decision, which also has the blessing and support of the overwhelming majority, hence supersedes any other interest, personal or otherwise.”

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