FG fixes August 21 for swearing -in of new ministers.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019, has been fixed for the swearing-in of ministers-designate by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Babatunde Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs in the office of the Secretary of the Federation, made the declaration on Tuesday.
Before the formal inauguration, there would be a two-day induction retreat for all the incoming ministers.
“The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, invites all ministers-designate, head of the civil service of the federation, federal permanent secretaries and top government functionaries (specifically invited) to a 2-day induction retreat to be presided over by his excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the retreat earlier publicized has been rescheduled as follows:
“Date: Monday, 19th – Tuesday, 20th august, 2019, Time: 9:00am daily, Venue: State House Conference Centre, Presidential Villa, Abuja,” he said.
The objectives, according to Lawal, would dwell on building a strong platform for synergy and teamwork, sensitize appointees on the status of the implementation of policies, programmes and projects of government from 2015-to date
He added that it would also give the appointees the road map for delivery of government’s priorities and next level agenda (2019-2023).