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Why Osinbajo’s political appointees were sacked – Presidency Reveals

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Presidency has disclosed why former aides of  Vice president Yemi Osinbajo were sacked.
The presidency on Friday, November 8, explained that they lost their jobs because their appointments have enlapsed.
It explained that the exercise was not peculiar to the office of Vice President as it also affected the office of President Buhari.
According to the authority, the appointments of some of the aides of the president were not renewed after the first tenure.
The reason for the overhaul of number of Osinbajo’s political appointees according to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu was to reduce cost of governance and to streamline decision making.
The statement read: “The Presidency wishes to confirm that there is, on-going, an unprecedented overhaul of the nation’s seat of government, arising from which a number of political appointments have either been revoked or not renewed in the Second Term.
“The exercise, which has been ordered by the President, is to streamline decision-making, cut down multiple authorities and reduce the cost of administration.”

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