By Ismaila Chafe
After extending his generosity, asking ministers to remain in office till May 28, President Muhammadu Buhari has said his decision to retain the ministers in the last three and half years in spite of pressures from some quarters was because of their unique skill, strength and leadership qualities.
The president who would be sworn-in for second tenure on May 29, said at a valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday..
He observed that the ministers, who exhibited spirit of team work, were more rational in taking decisions aimed at tackling the numerous challenges facing the country.
President Buhari described the cabinet members as “a reflection of the Nigeria we aspire to achieve.’’
He said “You will recall that when we started this journey, our country was facing numerous challenges.
“We inherited a broken economy which eventually went into recession in the…