Buhari Considering Scrapping Ministers of State


President Muhammadu Buhari is living up to Nigerians’ expectations. He is first focusing on cutting government excesses. We reported his promise to go after greedy life pensions adopted by many of Nigeria’s governors. Now he is deliberating decreasing the ministries. These have been avenues by the past PDP regimes of stealing money…these unnecessary ministers also clashed, creating undue deadlocks.

From Punch

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, is said to be considering the reduction of the number of ministers as part of his strategies for reducing the cost of governance.

The PUNCH learnt that this formed part of the cost-saving proposals which Buhari presented during the All Progressives Congress National Working Committee meeting in Abuja on Wednesday. Read full