Cabinet reshuffle: Buhari sacks agric, power ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari, joined by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and other cabinet members, to inaugurate the board of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), as he presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting at the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Photo: State House/Tolani Alli

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, sacked two of his cabinet ministers.

The duo relieved of their appointments are the Ministers of Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo Nanono and his Power counterpart, Saleh Mamman.

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Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, confirmed this development on Wednesday in Abuja.

He said the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abubakar, has been redeployed to the Ministry of Agriculture, while the Minister of State for Works, Abubakar Aliyu is to take over as Minister of Power.