Presidency speaks on when Buhari will dissolve cabinet

President might soon be dissolving his cabinet before his inauguration after he was re-elected on February 23.

Okay Nigeria recalls that when the president was elected in 2015, it took him six months to appoint his cabinet which caused so much criticism among Nigerians.

, a spokesman to the president, said while speaking to Arise Television on Thursday that Buhari will not waste time before dissolving his cabinet members.

“That mandate lapses on May 29, and shortly before May 29, the president is likely going to officially dissolve his government. That is the way it is usually done.

“He says thank you to everybody that he has called to work with him and then he dissolves that government officially.

“Then when he is inaugurated for a second time, he now reconstitute a government; he appoints his personal aides, he forms his cabinet, he appoints other people to fill other positions.”

INEC declared Muhammadu Buhari winner of the 2019 presidential election after polling over 15 million votes to defeat his close rival Atiku Abubakar who got over 12 million votes.

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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria ( He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on

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