Minister resigns from office for being late to meeting

A UK minister, Michael Bates, has been reported to have resigned from office for being late to answer a question asked by Labour peer, Ruth Lister

The U.K minister while at the Department for International Development, DfID, was reported to have resigned after he appeared late to a meeting appointment with the House of Lords.

According to reports, he should have been present at the meeting to answer a question asked by Labour peer Ruth Lister.

In reaction, Nigerian businessman and Ovation Magazine boss, Dele Momodu, took to his social media page to share the video.

He accompanied the video with the caption which reads: “On Wednesday, the British Minister Lord Michael Bates got late for several minutes to the House of Lords.

“When he entered the hall, he discovered that the Council had discussed a question addressed to him during his absence.

“He asked for the permission to talk and said: “I feel ashamed, because I was not present to answer the question, so therefore I announce my immediate resignation,” and then left…”