President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened to fire more ministers perceived to be lukewarm.
Mr Buhari made the threat on Wednesday while sacking two ministers he immediately replaced.
At the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, the president approved the ousting of Mohammed Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and Sale Mamman, Minister of Power.
He said the move became necessary to strengthen his cabinet “in a manner that will deepen its capacity to consolidate legacy achievements.”
Mr Buhari immediately announced that Mohammad Abubakar, Minister of Environment is now redeployed to assume office as the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, while Abubakar Aliyu, Minister of State, Works & Housing will now be the Minister of Power.
He added that today effectively marks their last participation in the FEC deliberations and as he wished them the best in all future endeavours.
“I wish to reiterate once more, that this process shall be continuous,” the Nigerian leader added.