- Some ministers might be sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari after the end of this appraisal being conducted
- The president has organised a mid-term ministerial performance review retreat to assess his administration's performance
- Recall that Buhari recently fired the Ministers of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and his counterpart in the Ministry of Power, Saleh Mamman
President Muhammadu Buhari might likely sack more ministers after the ongoing performance appraisal is completed.
Daily Trust reports that the president alluded to this on Monday, October 11, at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat.
The retreat was organised to assess the achievements of the nine key priorities of the administration and the performances of top government functionaries.
The retreat is being attended by ministers, permanent secretaries and other top government officials.
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Buhari said that he will sit through all the sessions to listen to the cumulative assessment of the administration’s performance over the last 2 years.
In his speec, Buhari warned all ministers and permanent secretaries to take issues relating to the implementation of their mandates towards the attainment of the objectives of his administration seriously.
Recall that Buhari had recently fired the ministers of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and his counterpart in the ministry of Power, Saleh Mamman over poor performance.
They were the first ministers to be sacked by the president since he assumed office in 2015.
President Buhari issues warning to ministers over performance
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Buhari on Monday, October 11, read the Riot Act to ministers in his cabinet and permanent secretaries across ministries.
The president urged the officials to take issues of implementation of their mandates and responsibilities seriously. The president said it is important for the officials to know that taking their job responsibilities seriously would help the present administration achieve its vision and promises to Nigerians.
The president said this at the two-day mid-term ministerial performance review organised for the assessment of progress made by the President Buhari-led administration. The special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement posted on his Facebook page said Buhari made the address while unveiling the Presidential Priorities Performance Management System.
Buhari sets to complete to major projects
Legit.ng previously reported that the president has announced that two major projects would be completed by his administration before the end of 2023.
Mentioning the projects, the president said the 11.9km Second Niger Bridge and the 120 km Lagos-Ibadan expressway will be completed before the end of his administration
He also said that his administration has done a lot of work in infrastructural development, transportation, electricity and the petroleum industry since assuming office.