How can he approve 150 memos? - Nigerians react to report of Buhari probing Abba Kyari's office

How can he approve 150 memos? - Nigerians react to report of Buhari probing Abba Kyari's office

- Nigerians are worried over reports that President Buhari has allegedly cancelled appointments and approvals made by late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari

- The question on the lips of many is, where was the president when the late Chief of Staff made such approvals?

- Kyari, said to be very close to the Nigerian leader lost his life to COVID-19 in April and has since been replaced by Ibrahim Gambari

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As the bickering in the presidency continues, it appears the crack within the ranks of the president’s men is getting wider.

Earlier reports indicated that President Muhammadu Buhari has allegedly commenced a probe into the office of the late Chief of Staff Abba Kyari.

According to the report, the investigation may lead to all appointments and approvals made by Kyari without the permission of Buhari being cancelled.

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The reports suggested no less than 150 memos that didn’t have the president's authorisation may have been uncovered.

Though dead, it appears Nigerians still have a lot to talk about Kyari. The man from Borno state was regarded as the most influential personality in the presidency before his demise.

Kyari who died in April from coronavirus is one man many Nigerians are not too pleased with and they make their displeasure known every time they get the opportunity.

The late chief of staff is currently trending on Twitter following reports that Buhari will be probing his office.

Nigerians have a lot of questions for the presidency. Some are wondering how Kyari was able to make those appointments and approvals without the knowledge of President Buhari. has gathered some of the reactions below:

According to Chidi Odinkalu, Nigerians seem to be calling the wrong person president.

Who was really the president? This is one question Nigerians cannot stop asking.

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Olushola Olufolabi has described the Buhari-led government as "Fuji house of commotion". According to him, it is a national embarrassment.

Obioma Ezenwobodo thinks it is a lame narrative.

Another Twitter user wants Buhari to own up to his mistakes.

Usman Okai Austin is of the opinion that Kyari took advantage of his friendship with Buhari.

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A new sheriff is in town.

This Twitter user has a different opinion. @bisuclef thinks it is a standard procedure and not a big deal as some Nigerians are making it out to be.

Gambari, a former minister with an enviable record of erudition and diplomacy, was favoured to be Kyari's successor.

There is an indication that President Buhari may have directed the new chief of staff to cancel all appointments and approvals made by the late Kyari without his permission.

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