President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday, August 21, swear in all the nominated and approved ministers who are to serve on his second cabinet. This was contained in a statement signed by Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha.
The Ministers-Designate will be sworn in by President @MBuhari on Wednesday August 21, 2019, at the State House.— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) August 6, 2019
According to Babatunde Lawal, the permanent secretary, cabinet affairs office, a two-day induction will be conducted for the new ministers between Friday, August 19 and Tuesday, August 20, before the inauguration on Wednesday, August 21. Recall that the presidency had sent a message to all ministers designate informing them of the availability of relevant documents to be studied.
This is coming following their confirmation by the Senate. In a series of tweets on Monday, August 5, Boss Mustapha who is the secretary to the government of the federation asked ministers designate to come with their updated CVs both in soft and hard copies to their office. Earlier, Naijabasic reported that President Buhari raised a kitchen cabinet advisory committee to designate portfolios for all the ministerial nominees successfully screened by the National Assembly. The committee raised by the president is expected to ensure the placement of nominees in appropriate ministries for effectiveness.
The new committee will also be focused on 29 new nominees on the ministerial list who will be joining the returning ministers at the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
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