Breaking: Pres. Buhari fires two ministers, announces minor cabinet reshuffle

by Per Second News
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Bowing to growing agitation for a rejig of his cabinet, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday announced the sack of two ministers.

Those given the boot are the Ministers of Power, 63-year-old Saleh Mamman and Agriculture and Rural Development, 75-year-old Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono.

The President also carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle with the redeployment of two ministers.

In the interim, the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar, has been directed to take over as the Ministry of Agriculture while the Minister of State for Works, Abubakar Aliyu, moves over to the Ministry of Power.

Persecondnews reports that there have been complaints of non-performance by Nigerians on the part of some ministers described as deadwoods.

Confirming the resolve of President Buhari to rejig his cabinet, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said: “The process of rejigging his cabinet is going to be continuous.”


Muhammed Sabo Nanono

Persecondnews also recalls that Nanono was born in Gabasawa Local Government Area of Kano State on 11th April 1946.

He attended Zakirai and Gwarzo primary schools, Birnin kudu Secondary school, Government College Kano from there he proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in the year 1972.

Also in 1977, he obtained his Master’s Degree in public policy and Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison USA.

Sabo Nanono attended an Advanced Management Course at Harvard Business School, Boston Massachusetts In 1994.

He was a university lecturer, civil servant, a banker who rose to the position of Managing Director of African International Bank (AIB).


Saleh Mamman


Mamman Kwagyang Saleh was born on January 2, 1958), was sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari on 21 August 2019 like Nanono.

Saleh, who hails from Taraba State, holds a Higher National Diploma in Electrical Electronics from Kaduna Polytechnic, according to Wikipedia.

He also hold an MBA in Business Administration from Bayero University Kano.



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