Nigeria president, Muhammadu Buhari has fired the ministers of power, Saleh Mamman and Minister of agric, Sabo Nanono.
Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, confirmed this development today Wednesday September 1st, 2021, in Abuja, during the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday.
The minister of environment, Muhammad Mahmood has been asked to replace Sabo Nanono, while Saleh Mamman has been replaced with Abubakar Aliyu, the minister of state for works and housing.
The development came at today’s federal executive council meeting.
This is the first time the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is taking an action like since he has come to the sit of power in 2015.
President Mohamedu Buhari gave the reasons for the reorganization of the cabinet he formed on August 21, 2019.
Speaking through his media assistant Femi Adesina, the president said that these changes are a continuation of “the tradition of putting our projects and the implementation of programs under independent and critical self-censorship.”
“These important review steps help identify and strengthen areas of weakness, close gaps, build cohesion and synergy in governance, manage the economy, and enhance the public benefits offered to Nigerians.”
“I must congratulate this cabinet for showing unmatched flexibility in helping the government deal with the damage to the global system and governance caused by the emergence of COVID19 shortly after its inauguration.
The weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Committee has not been spared, because the traditional model has been Change.
“As we all know, change is the only constant factor in all human endeavor. As this government approaches a critical stage in its second term, I find that it must be revitalized in a way that deepens its capabilities.
The cabinet consolidates its capabilities. inherited achievements. ”
Buhari is not known for shaking up the cabinet.
During their first term from 2015 to 2019, the ministers who left the cabinet resigned.
These include former Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, who was involved in the certification scandal, and former Environment Minister Amina Mohammed, who was awarded a job at the United Nations.
The president reappointed 12 ministers during his second term.