Thursday, 18 April 2019

Buhari makes move to dissolve executive, gives deadline

Reports has it that president Muhammadu Buhari had on Wednesday during the Federal Executive Council Meeting ordered members of his cabinet to submit hand-over notes of their projects.

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for a comprehensive "status reports on policies, programmes and projects" from cabinet members on their respective ministries, departments and agencies as his first term tenure winds down. 

Malam Garba Shehu, the president's senior special assistant on media and publicity, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, April 17. 

The statement said the president had given the ministers April 24 as deadline for the submission of the reports 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, 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,'' it added. 

It also quoted the circular as informing members that the "9th and 10th meetings of the Council have been rescheduled to Thursday, April 25 and Thursday, May 2, 2019 respectively" in view of the Easter break and May Day celebrations.