President Muhammadu Buhari set to dissolve Federal Cabinet


The Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed Lai has said President Muhammadu Buhari will not dissolve his cabinet until five days to the end of the administration.

According to him, the president is scheduled to hold a valedictory session with members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on May 22 after which the cabinet will be dissolved ahead of his inauguration.

Buhari will be sworn-in on May 29 to begin another four-year term in office.

Mohammed while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said meanwhile, the cabinet remains intact.

According to him, ministers as directed by President Buhari are already preparing their handover notes to be submitted to permanent secretaries in their respective ministries before the administration winds down completely.

President Buhari who is proceeding on a 10- day private visit to the United Kingdom (UK), had on April 17, directed his ministers to immediately submit a comprehensive status report of their policies and projects on or before April 24 to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).