There was a report that new;y appointed defence minister resigned today but it is false just as the state house issued a press statement.Read it below..
The report by an online medium earlier today that the Minister of Defense, Lt.-Gen Aliyu Gusau (rtd.) has resigned is untrue.
General Gusau remains in Office as Minister of Defence.
His absence from today’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council which was cited in support of the false report of his resignation was with the permission of President Goodluck Jonathan.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
March 12, 2014