- President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has urged the 45 ministers in his cabinet to perform or be fired from their duty
- Tinubu said over 200 million Nigerians are relying on the skills, intellect, and networking of the ministers to make the country succeed
- He gave the marching order to his 45 members during his administration’s maiden Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting
During the FCE meeting, Tinubu released an economic revival plan to ensure a new lease of life for Nigerians.
The plan includes bold economic reforms, avoiding borrowing, foreign and domestic investment drive, restoration of national security, food security, job creation and promotion of accountability.
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Tinubu warns ministers to perform or be fired
He gave a marching order to his 45 members to perform or be ready to be fired for incompetence.
Tinubu said the ministers were appointed to make a difference because of their skill, intellect, and networking.
President Tinubu said:
“As I said during the inauguration, I am the bus driver and you are the conductors. We have to make sure this country stays on the right path to succeed on behalf of over 200 million Nigerians. We willingly accepted the appointment and I accepted the mandate of Nigerians.
“I have delegated some of these powers to you to serve the country. You are a very lucky person to be selected among millions of Nigerians and we will use the opportunity to show that Nigeria has what it takes to dig ourselves out of our problems.
“We must find a home-grown re-engineering of our finances, manage our resources and let the economy work for the people of this country.
I will not sustain Buhari's debt servicing style -Tinubu
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Bola Tinubu has disclosed that his administration would not support the "failed economic theory" culture in which 90% of the scarce revenue is used to service the external debt.
The president stated this in Abuja on Sunday, August 27, while declaring the annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association open at the Velodrome, Chief MKO Abiola Stadium.
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