Buhari, Sack Lazy Ministers In Your Cabinet... Nigerians React To Aisha Buhari's Bombshell

Nigerians have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately reshuffle his cabinet, following the revelations made by his wife, Aisha.

This call came on the heels of the displeasure expressed by the President’s wife that her husband does not know most of the appointees in his cabinet.

Aisha Buhari had, in a BBC interview, noted that the Buhari’s government was hijacked by a few people, who were behind presidential appointments.

In the interview, Mrs. Buhari said, “The president does not know 45 out of 50, for example, of the people he appointed and I don’t know them either, despite being his wife of 27 years.

“Some people are sitting down in their homes, folding their arms, only for them to be called to come and head an agency or a ministerial position.”

Following Aisha’s comments, which have since gone viral, many Nigerians said Mr President must take urgent steps to reconstitute his cabinet and remove incompetent ministers and aides.

Based an online poll conducted on The Punch, most Nigerians were in support of a cabinet change.

77 percent voted ‘yes’ to the question “Do you think President Buhari should reshuffle his cabinet following Aisha’s criticisms of his choice of ministers and aides?”

Chris Ukam said, “Anybody castigating Aisha Buhari is an illiterate and lacks wisdom. Who doesn’t know that Buhari appointed third-class ministers?”

Onifade Victor said, “Wives are highly sensitive and know when a man is derailing. Capital ‘yes,’ PMB should reshuffle his cabinet. They have been staying together for a long time and his wife knows him better than anyone else.”

Nura Muhd said, “Yes, his wife will be the person to protect him. But since she publicly criticised the way he’s doing things, we support her for him to correct (things).”

Usuf Folmy said, “Please buckle up. No one loves you more than she does. Swallow your pride and kick some people out of your government. They don’t mean well for Nigeria.”

Ogundele Joshua Akanfe said, “I think it is overdue, especially the so-called aides he swiftly hired without due consultation. PMB was elected to serve the Nigerian nation and not to satisfy certain individuals. Yes, he should change majority of his aides and ministers that are found wanting.”