President Muhammadu Buhari has praised his ministers and said his team of ministers are unique and they are set of focus team any government can work with.
The president made this known during a valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.
The President charged them to be proud for they have served their father’s land so well, and they should be assured that their name has been written in gold for the great things they have done by contributing to the development of Nigeria.
`I want you all to leave this meeting proud to have served your nation to the best of your ability.
“You should be proud to have been part of the government that liberated the local governments previously under Boko Haram rule.
“You should be proud to have contributed to our food security and economic diversification agenda which led to the revival of our rural agrarian economy
“You should be proud to have been part of the team that developed the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan which led Nigeria exiting its worst recession in decades.
“You should be proud to have introduced the social investment programme that enhanced livelihoods of millions of Nigerians.
“You should be proud to have participated in settling outstanding pensions of many senior citizens abandoned by previous governments while supporting state governments to meet their salary arrears.
“And of course, you should all be proud to have overseen the most ambitious road, rail and airport rehabilitation programmes in the history of our country,’’ the president added.
Based on their good deeds, the president, therefore, directed all ministers to remain in office until May 28.
“Although today is our last council meeting, I expect all of you to continue working until Tuesday, May 28, 2019 when you will officially hand over your schedules to your respective Permanent Secretaries.
“Your handing over letters should be submitted to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,’’ he said.