Chop, Chop Will Be Familiar Sound as Nigeria Govt Mulls Cuts

President Muhammadu Buhari will be revisiting an 800-page report drawn up in 2012 during the tenure of former president Goodluck Jonathan, that details among others, the merging or scrapping of 102 government departments, commissions and parastatals that overlap their duties. The possible loss of jobs has seen labour unions and other groups object to the Oronsaye report.


National Assembly (file photo).

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.