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Budget Padding: Buhari Sacks 22 Top Federal Officials

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About 22 top officials of the federal government were sacked for their different roles in the padding of the 2016 budget.

This revealaton was contained in Buhari’s authorised biography, ‘: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria’, written by Prof. John Paden and presented to the public on Monday.
Apart from the 22 top official, Paden said a total of 184 civil servantswere disciplined.

He said the President viewed the padding as an attempt to scuttle his administration’s innovations, hence his decision to wield the big stick against the culprits.

The author wrote, “Buhari himself was frustrated by earlier padding of the budget by bureaucrats in some of the ministries.

“This was interpreted by the Buhari team as an attempt to scuttle the innovations proposed by the President by inflating their costs.

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“When Buhari found out, he was reported to be angry and ordered a purge of the ministries involved from the Director-General down.

“Twenty-two top officials were dismissed, including the budget director. In all, 184 civil servants were disciplined.”

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He added that even after the budget had been adjusted downward by the , the country would still have to borrow $3.5bn, as a result of the drop in oil prices.

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