There is a major shake up in the cabinet as president Muhammadu Buhari has sacked two ministers.
Buhari sacked the Ministers of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and Minister of Power, Maman Saleh.
Femi Adesina special adviser on Media and Publicity, made the announcement Wednesday.
They have been replaced with the Ministers of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar and State, Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu.
Part of the statement reads:
“Ministers Leaving the Cabinet: Mohammed Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and
Engr. Sale Mamman, Minister of Power.
Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, Minister of Environment, to assume office as the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu, Minister of State, Works & Housing assume office as the Minister of Power.
In due course, substantive nominations will be made to fill the consequential vacancies in accordance with ther equirements of the constitution.
I have personally met with the departing members to thank them for their contributions to discussions in cabinet and the invaluable services rendered to the nation.
Today, effectively marks their last participation in the Federal Executive Council deliberations and I wish them the best in all future endeavours.
Finally, I wish to reiterate once more, that this process shall be continuous.
I thank you all and May God bless the
Federal Republic of Nigeria”.
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