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BREAKING: Buhari sacks ministers, shakes up cabinet



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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday fired the Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono and Minister of Power Mamman Saleh.

Two other ministers have been redeployed according to Daily Trust, they are the Ministers of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar and State, Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu.

Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, confirmed this development to News Agency of Nigeria.

He said the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abubakar has been redeployed to the Ministry of Agriculture while the Minister of State for Works, Engineer Abubakar Aliyu is to take over as Minister of Power.


He said the exercise will continue to fill vacancies as prescribed in the constitution.

President Buhari earlier today presided over the Federal Executive Council and inaugurated the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) Board.

The new Board members are Farouk Mohammed Gumel (North West) as Non-Executive Chairman; Sir Babatunde Sobamowo (South West), Non-Executive Director; Isiekwena Ikemefuna Louis (South South), Non-Executive Director; Ali Goni Kadugum (North East), Non-Executive Director; Oniyangi Kabir Sulaiman (North Central), Non-Executive Director; and Ike Chioke (South East), Non-Executive Director.

More to follow….

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