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Buhari Why the President has not appointed ministers yet

News reaching Pulse says that there are indications that the President will implement the recommendation.

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President Muhammadu Buhari

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Recently, President Buhari's transition committee, headed by Ahmed Joda recommended that the number of ministries should be reduced.

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Boni Yayi of Benin Republic during a motorcade on Saturday, August 1, 2015 play

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Boni Yayi of Benin Republic during a motorcade on Saturday, August 1, 2015

 

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News reaching Pulse says that there are indications that the President will implement the recommendation.

Sources say this is why the President is taking his time, to appoint ministers.

President Buhari in Benin Republic play

President Buhari in Benin Republic

(Linda Ikeji)

 

He hinted that he would reduce ministries,while speaking to members of the Nigerian community in Benin republic.

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Presidents Buhari and Yayi stand for the Benin Republic national anthem play

Presidents Buhari and Yayi stand for the Benin Republic national anthem

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He said “I think I will direct your ambassador to make the request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, so that by the time we are doing the next budget, it would be included. Although we are trying to cut down on the number of ministries, the morale of Nigerians in the Diaspora must be considered. This is because we are so many."

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President Buhari also advised Nigerians in Benin republic to respect the law.

President Buhari introduces dignitaries from Nigeria to President Yayi play

President Buhari introduces dignitaries from Nigeria to President Yayi

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In his words: “I have always told the Nigerian communities to respect their hosts’ culture and obey their laws. There are a number of problems in South Africa which did not portray us in good light as Nigerians. Some of them are in prison for committing a number of crimes. But for you who are so close home, you should do your best in being good ambassadors of the country.”

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