The Presidency has lastly confirmed the sack of some aides of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Recall that an aide to the Vice President, Laolu Akande had dismissed the record printed on Thursday.
However in a press release on Friday, Particular Senior Assitant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, mentioned the train was to chop down on price of governance.
He mentioned: “The Presidency needs to substantiate that there’s, on-going, an unprecedented overhaul of the nation’s seat of authorities, arising from which a quantity of political appointments have both been revoked or not renewed within the Second Time period.
“The train, which has been ordered by the President is to streamline decision-making, minimize down a number of authorities and cut back the price of administration.
“It’s also an applicable response to the overall notion that the Presidency has an outsized and bloated workforce which acts as a drag on effectivity.
“As could have been seen by discerning members of the general public, a quantity of political appointees among the many few that served within the workplace of the President weren’t returned for the Second Time period.
“The office of the Vice President, His Excellency Yemi Osinbajo has, in compliance with the directive of the President, equally been shed of a number of such appointees.”
Shehu nonetheless refuted claimes of denied rift between Buhari and Osinbajo, saying the connection between the duo was working in the direction of a greater future for the nation.
“The Presidency needs to strongly deny rumours of a rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
“The relationship between the 2 leaders stays glorious and trusting. Collectively, they are going to script a wonderful future for the nation.
“The media studies of a soured relationship are originating from the minds and mouths of mischief makers, who’re determined for entertaining tales from the Aso Rock Villa with which to titillate the general public. This ulterior motive is the idea of the unsuitable interpretation given to the current train within the Presidency.
“There was a streamlining of employees occurring for some time. The President has at all times had fewer employees than the Vice President and there have been at all times plans to scale back the quantity of employees on the Villa.
“The streamlining was not private or focused to undermine the Vice President’s workplace, because the so-called insider sources quoted by the media seem to make it appear.
“The President is in absolute control of his government. The media should stop attributing non-existent powers to some people. There cannot be anyone too powerful for President Buhari to control.”