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Minister for Food, Sami Ullah resigns over allegations in Sugar Inquiry Report

Minister for food Sami ullah resigns

Food Minister Punjab Chaudhry Sami ullah resigns after the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) issued a probe report on flour and sugar crisis. CM Punjab Usman Buzdar has accepted his resignation.

Provincial Minister of Food met Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in which he submitted his resignation. In his resignation, he took the stand that “I am accused of not doing the reforms in the department so I will not take the government post until the charges are cleared”.

Sami Ullah Chaudhry added that he is ready to sacrifice thousands of such ministries are ready to fulfill Prime Minister Imran Khan’s agenda’.

The provincial minister of food wrote that a few days ago there were baseless allegations of non-reform of the department so I declare my resignation. He added in his resignation that he is ready to present himself at every forum for accountability.

Sami Ullah resigns and Meets CM Punjab:
Later, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar approved the resignation of Provincial Minister of Food, while accepting the request for separation from the post of Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan and former Secretary Food Naseem Sadiq. He was made Officer on Special Duty (OSD).

It may be recalled that Naseem Sadiq was secretary food in the days of wheat crisis and at that time he was acting as commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan. Former director of food Zafar Iqbal has also been made OSD.

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