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Revamping Governance: New Ministries on the Horizon

In an intriguing development, the Chief of Staff to President Bola Tinubu, Femi Gbajabiamila, disclosed on Thursday in Abuja that the administration might consider the creation of new ministries from the existing ones.
Revamping Governance: New Ministries on the Horizon

In an intriguing development, the Chief of Staff to President Bola Tinubu, Femi Gbajabiamila, disclosed on Thursday in Abuja that the administration might consider the creation of new ministries from the existing ones.

The ministerial list, comprising 28 nominees, was submitted to the National Assembly and read by Senate President Godswill Akpabio.

Mr. Gbajabiamila highlighted that the President is keen on restructuring portfolios or separating ministries, potentially leading to the emergence of previously nonexistent standalone ministries.

This move aims to streamline governance and enhance efficiency.

Touchaheart Nigeria reports on the implications of this process.

The Vision for Restructuring

“Mr. President intends to separate portfolios or restructure the ministries in such a way you might be hearing of new ministries that were not standalone ministries before.”

“So the process continues.” – Femi Gbajabiamila

The revelation of President Tinubu’s plan to restructure the ministries has sparked interest and curiosity among citizens and stakeholders alike.

The administration seeks to optimize governance by ensuring that ministries align more effectively with the nation’s evolving needs.

The prospect of new ministries coming into existence brings hope for specialized focus and expertise in addressing crucial sectors of the nation.

The Distinguished Nominees

The 28 minister-nominees presented in the list encompass a diverse array of individuals with vast experience and knowledge in various fields.

Some of the notable nominees include Abubakar Momoh, Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, Ahmed Dangiwa, and Chief Uche Nnaji, among others.

These carefully selected individuals have undergone strict personal screening by the President, ensuring that only the most qualified and capable candidates are considered for ministerial roles.

The Ongoing Process

“As you know, he had 60 days from the time of inauguration, as stipulated in the constitution.”

“He has fulfilled that requirement of the constitution by submitting 28 names today.” – Femi Gbajabiamila

The submission of the initial 28 names marks an essential milestone in the formation of the President’s cabinet.

The constitutionally mandated timeframe for this process has been adhered to, demonstrating the administration’s commitment to upholding democratic principles.

Moreover, Gbajabiamila revealed that a second part comprising 13 additional names would be sent to the assembly in the coming days.

This approach allows for a comprehensive and thorough assessment of potential candidates, ensuring the best possible team for the government.

Read Also: Tinubu’s 28 Ministerial Nominees Unveiled: Impressive Lineup

Flexibility in Portfolio Assignments

“As far as the nominees themselves are concerned, and like I said, Mr. President took his time to sift through those names.” – Femi Gbajabiamila

President Tinubu’s decision not to attach portfolios to the nominees in the initial letter to the Senate is a strategic move to allow for flexibility in assignments.

This approach allows the President to make informed decisions about portfolio allocations and ensures that individuals are assigned to ministries that best match their skills and expertise.

This method prevents unnecessary complications in the event of changes or reallocations and gives room for careful consideration.

What You Should Know

The prospect of creating new ministries in President Bola Tinubu’s administration is a bold and forward-thinking step toward enhancing governance in Nigeria.

The careful selection of ministerial nominees and the commitment to follow constitutional requirements are indicative of the administration’s dedication to building a competent and efficient government.

The ongoing process of forming the cabinet, with the potential addition of new ministries, holds the promise of addressing critical national issues with specialized attention and expertise.

As the President’s vision takes shape, Nigerians eagerly await the unveiling of the complete ministerial list and the new dawn it heralds for the nation’s progress.

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