I will consider women, youths in my next cabinet – President Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he would give consideration to women and youths when forming his next cabinet.

Daily Trust reports that the president gave this hint on Saturday, March 2 during a victory dinner organized by the women and youth campaign committee at the Presidential villa in Abuja.

President Buhari also humorously said he would give consideration to old people like himself. The president also said that in choosing his next cabinet, he will focus on people with integrity to help him “deepen his achievements in the area of security, anti corruption and diversification of the economy to reduce the country’s dependence on oil.”

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has received yet another congratulatory message over his victory in the presidential elections held across the nation on Saturday, February 23.

Presidential spokesmen Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu announced the arrival of the new message in a statement on Saturday, March 2. Part of the statement read in full: “President Paul Biya of Cameroon has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election, wishing the Nigerian leader ‘‘every success’’ as he serves a new term. “In a congratulatory message, President Biya said: ‘‘On the occasion of your re-election to the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as declared by the Electoral Commission of your country, I am very pleased to extend to you my sincere and warm congratulations.’’

“Recounting the excellent relations between the two countries, President Biya said, ‘‘I am already looking forward to working more closely with you to the continued promotion of the excellent relations of friendship and cooperation between Nigeria and Cameroon and to meeting together the major challenges of our two countries, especially those related to stability and security.’’

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