The minister of women affairs, Aisha Jumai Alhassan, was recently caught on camera declaring her support for former vice president, Atiku Abubakar's 2019 presidential ambition.
Alhassan, who lost Taraba state governorship to Darius Ishaku in 2015, was appointed to President Buhari's cabinet in the same year.
The minister, who spoke in Hausa at a recent event where the Atiku was also present, was caught on tape saying: "Your excellency, my father and by the grace of God, president in 2019."
It is not yet known if President Buhari will contest again in 2019, but words from the president's camp and party, All Progressives Congress (APC), is that the president is likely to contest again.
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#Buhari's minister caught on tape campaigning for Atiku's 2019 presidential bid,it's obvious that Buhari is dead & Osibanjo is not important pic.twitter.com/rpYOPlVJZP— andybest (@andybes50484929) September 5, 2017