Shehu Sani Reacts As FEC Approves Implementation of Oronsaye Report: “Workers Will Lose Their Jobs”

Shehu Sani Reacts As FEC Approves Implementation of Oronsaye Report: “Workers Will Lose Their Jobs”

  • Shehu Sani has commended President Tinubu over his decision to cut the cost of governance and merge federal agencies
  • The former Kaduna lawmaker disclosed that it was a step in the right direction but urged the president to apply caution in the process of achieving his aim
  • According to Sani, if care is not taken, many federal civil servants will lose their jobs following Tinubu's quest to implement the Oronsaye report journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

A former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, has reacted after President Bola Ahmed Tinubu ordered the full implementation of the Stephen Oronsaye panel report.

Shehu Sani's message to Bola Tinubu on Oronsaye report
Shehu Sani made a case for civil servants as Tinubu ordered full implementation of the Oronsaye report. Photo credit: Shehu Sani, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Facebook

According to the special adviser to the president on policy coordination, Hadiza Bala Usman, Bola Tinubu's directive on Monday, February 26, aligned with the need to reduce the cost of governance and streamline efficiency across the value chain.

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To ensure the implementation of the proposed changes, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) set up an eight-man committee with the mandate to implement the mergers, scrapings, and relocations within 12 weeks.

Shehu Sani commends Tinubu

Shehu Sani lauded the president's decision, describing it as a "significant step."

In a post shared on his X account on Monday, the former Kaduna senator noted that the Oronsaye report had finally seen the light of day after gathering dust for over a decade.

The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), however, identified the side effect of the decision made by Tinubu's government.

Sani urged the president and his team to be careful in its quest to cut the cost of governance, noting, "federal civil servants will lose their jobs."

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The former lawmaker tweeted:

"The Oronsaye report has gathered dust for over a decade. Its commendable that now it shall see the light of the day.This is a significant step towards cutting the cost of Governance and harmonising federal MDAs.But care should be taken in that aspect where thousands of Federal Civil servants will lose their jobs."

Shehu Sani reacts as cleric wishes Tinubu's wife death

In another development, Shehu Sani, on Thursday, February 22, reacted after an Islamic cleric declared that Nigeria's first lady, Oluremi Tinubu, deserves to die for being a pastor.

Sani condemned the statement by the cleric and maintained that criticising the government and its policies is the right of the citizens, but calling for the death of a First Lady is "utterly unacceptable."

He tweeted:

"Criticising the Government and its policies is within the ambit of democratic rights;but Calling for the killing of Senator Remi Tinubu by the religious cleric is unacceptable and utterly condemnable."


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