Tinubu Told to Sack His Ministers Immediately, Details Emerge

Tinubu Told to Sack His Ministers Immediately, Details Emerge

  • Senator Jimoh Ibrahim has asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to dissolve his cabinet (consisting of the VP, ministers, SGF, and the chief of staff) if he hopes to achieve his 'Renewed Hope' agenda
  • According to Ibrahim, the present cabinet is "too cold" and some of the presidential appointees accused of corruption should be dropped
  • A longtime political powerbroker in Nigeria, President Tinubu promised to fix Nigeria's challenges when he assumed office in May 2023

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering politics and elections in Nigeria.

FCT, Abuja - Jimoh Ibrahim, the senator representing Ondo South, has said that President Bola Tinubu's cabinet is "too cold".

In an interview with Channels Television on Wednesday night, May 8, Ibrahim asked President Tinubu to dissolve his cabinet without delay.

Read also

"Why northern elites are angry with Tinubu": Shettima's kinsman opens up

Jimoh Ibrahim to Tinubu, ‘drop cabinet members accused of corruption
Senator Jimoh Ibrahim has told President Bola Tinubu that some ministers are not good enough. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

Ibrahim, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said:

PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ find the “Recommended for you” block on the home page and enjoy!

“You (Tinubu) have to dissolve the cabinet. You have to come up with knowledgeable people. The cabinet is too cold."

Speaking further, the media entrepreneur stated that many ministers are not on the “grade A” list.

His words:

“I can’t see so many of the ministers in the first grade of the box. A lot of them are in the B, C grades.”

A longtime political powerbroker in Nigeria, President Tinubu promised to fix Nigeria's challenges when he assumed office in May 2023. This, he hoped to achieve with the support of his cabinet members.

In March, he said his administration has made some bold decisions to return Nigeria to the path of economic prosperity. However, many ordinary Nigerians continue to lament that the suffering in the country is becoming unbearable for them.

Read also

Cybersecurity Levy: Why Nigerians should adjust to Tinubu’s policies, Bwala explains

Read more about Bola Tinubu

Tinubu may sack, replace some ministers

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that indications emerged of a possible cabinet shakeup as President Tinubu starts preparation for the celebration of his first anniversary in office.

It was gathered that the president may use the opportunity to review the appointment of some ministers, who are having issues before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other integrity agencies.

Source: Legit.ng

Authors:
Ridwan Adeola avatar

Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

Online view pixel