The Presidency has confirmed the sack of 35 aides of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and mentioned it was all a part of “an unprecedented overhaul of the nation’s seat of government” and never a transfer to emasculate the Vice-President by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The President’s spokesman Garba Shehu, confirmed that within the overhaul, various political appointments have both been revoked or not renewed within the Second Time period.
Shehu mentioned the workforce within the presidency is outsized and bloated and acts as a drag on effectivity, thus resulting in the trimming of VP’s employees.
“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.
“As could have been seen by discerning members of the general public, various political appointees among the many few that served within the workplace of the President weren’t returned for the Second Time period
He didn’t nevertheless give a sign of the downsizing among the many aides working for the President straight..
However Shehu defined why Osinbajo needed to lose extra employees.
“There was a streamlining of employees occurring for some time. The President has all the time had fewer employees than the Vice President, and there have been all the time plans to scale back the variety 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 management of his authorities. The media ought to cease attributing non-existent powers to some individuals. There can’t be anybody too highly effective for President Buhari to regulate”.
In line with stories, President Buhari had initially authorised the reappointment of the 35 aides and redeployment to the ministries.
Thus the Vice-President discovered the sack letters at variance with the President’s order.
Some stories mentioned the VP has retrieved the letters and awaiting the President’s return on 17 November for affirmation.
However Shehu’s assertion seems to be a silver bullet of type, confirming that it was the president that countermanded himself.