President Muhammadu Buhari Makes Move To Dissolve Cabinet

NIGERIA: President Muhammadu Buhari is set to dissolve his cabinet as he prepares to wind down his first term in office.

Buhari, who was recently re-elected, in a statement on Wednesday directed the ministers to submit a comprehensive reports of their respective ministries.

They have till Wednesday, April 24 as the deadline for submission to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President.

They are also directed to submit all outstanding memos to Federal Executive Council to the Cabinet Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, not later than Tuesday, 30th April, 2019

The statement, which was signed by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) reads: “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, April 24, 2019 as the deadline for submission to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President.

“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.”

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