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Buhari set to sack Ministers, asks for their hand over notes

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has begun the process of winding down his cabinet as with directives for them to submit their hand over notes on Wednesday April 24th, 2019.

A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the President has asked the Minister to hand in comprehensive reports on policies , programs and projects.

“As the first term of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration winds down, the President has asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies, programs and projects” from cabinet members on their respective ministries, departments and agencies.

“These reports have Wednesday 24th April, as the deadline for submission to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President.

The statement shows that the Ministers are expected to exit government at the end of April , with the last FEC meeting fixed for Thursday, 25th April, 2019.

A circular to this effect issued by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, also requested members of the Federal Executive Council to “ensure that all outstanding memoranda they intend to present to the Federal Executive Council are submitted to the Cabinet Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, not later than Tuesday, 30th April, 2019.”

The circular also informed members that the “9th and 10th meetings of the Council have been rescheduled to Thursday, 25th April and Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 respectively” in view of the Easter break and May Day celebrations.


Tony Ailemen, Abuja

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