The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he placed three ministries in the care of former Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola.
Many people and several groups had criticized the Buhari for assigning the portfolios to Fashola, arguing that it would overwhelm him, which would result to under-performance on his path.
The President said all this during an interview with a magazine named, The Interview, Buhari came to the defense of his appointment of Fashola saying he’s is a hard working man who has proven to be an excellent performer.
“The economic realities demanded that we merge ministries and we did,” Buhari said.
“Putting three critical ministries under one man was determined by the ability to perform.
“This is a man who had ruled a state excellently for eight years and as they say, the reward for hard work is more work”