Second Term: Buhari keeps mum on cabinet

Posted by News Express | 6 May 2019 | 686 times

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he has not and will not disclose yet, those who will be part of his cabinet in his second term. 

The President disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen, upon his arrival from London where he had spent 10days on a private visit.

Asked by a reporter what kind of people will make his next cabinet, the President and he replied: “I won’t tell you”.

He, however, expressed readiness to settle down and swear in the new cabinet.

Regarding the security challenges across the nation, the President said: “I have just seen the IG, I think he’s losing weight, so I think he is working very hard”.

President Buhari returned back to the country on Sunday after a 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom.

He had departed Nigeria on the 25th of April after an official one day visit to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital where he commissioned some projects.

On Sunday, the presidential jet touched down at about 6.20 pm at the presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport in Abuja.

Present to welcome the President at the airport were members of the presidency, security chiefs and other members of the cabinet.

Notable amongst those present was Abba Kyari, his chief of staff; Muhammed Bello, minister of the federal capital territory (FCT); Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff; Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

•Text (excluding headline) courtesy of Channels TV.



Source: News Express

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