President Muhammadu Buhari may sack fewer than 10 cabinet ministers.
Some Ministers may also be asked to swap portfolios in 2017, according to Vanguard sources.
The Presidency is yet to drop hints on the identities of the 10 Ministers that will be dropped but when Nigerian Bulletin checked through some of President Buhari’s ministers, here are 10 ministers the president may be dropping or change the portfolio for the next two years in office.
1. Minister of Transport; Rotimi Amaechi: Throughout this year, Nigerians cannot differentiate if Rotimi Amaechi is the former governor of River states or a Federal Minister. The manner at which he meddles in his state politics make it worrisome of its continued service as a Minister. Also, Amaechi this year was accused of gross-corruption.
2. Minister of Youths and Sport Development – Solomon Dalung: The red-beret Minister has throughout the year been in the eye of the storm. It is of the incapacity of a minister to man the Nigeria Sports Ministry, despite giant strides in various sports. Under him, Nigerian athletes have been disappointed, embarrassed on various occasions, with inaction and disparaging comments from him. Ranging from inability of the Nation’s team to fly to various competitions owing to visa issues; non-payment of allowances, and all. The latest of his controversies being the non-payment of allowances to the Super Falcons after AWCON win