President Muhammadu Buhari seems to have begun the process of dissolving his cabinet as he has directed his ministers to turn in their work report within one week.
A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday, said as the first term of the presidential administration winds down, he has asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies, programmes and projects” from cabinet members on their respective ministries, departments and agencies.
The statement said the reports have Wednesday, April 24, 2019, as the deadline for submission to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President.
It revealed that 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, May 2, 2019, respectively” in view of the Easter break and May Day celebrations, the statement informed.