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Buhari President will be minister of petroleum for 18 months

The source said that however, the President would appoint an experienced special adviser.

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President Muhammadu Buhari

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President Buhari hinted some members of the All Progressives Congress, that he will work as the minister of petroleum for 18 months.

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According to Punch Newspapers, a source who was in the meeting said “At the meeting we had recently, we discussed the issues of portfolios and other matters, the President said he was going to handle the Ministry of Petroleum himself for about 18 months.”

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President Muhammadu Buhari speaks at U.S. Institute of Peace during his visit to the country.

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Adding that “He said it was after this that he would appoint a substantive minister for the ministry. He said he would only personally handle the reorganisation of the much-important ministry.”

President Muhammadu Buhari addresses members of the National Working Committee during the meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party at the headquarters of the party in Abuja, Nigeria July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde play President Muhammadu Buhari addresses members of the National Working Committee during the meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party at the headquarters of the party in Abuja, Nigeria July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

 

“Besides, he said the ministry needed to be reformed and be rid of corruption. He promised to sanitise the ministry,” the source said.

The source said that however, the President would appoint an experienced special adviser.

 

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