Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Ambassador to South Africa, Ahmed Ibeto, has resigned.
He has also renounced his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, and had crossed over to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.
Ibeto was reported to have arrived Nigeria from Pretoria on Sunday and on Monday morning, he handed over his letter of resignation at the Ministry of External Affairs.
Our correspondent could not confirm if the envoy saw President Muhammadu Buhari before returning to Minna on Monday evening. Read more