President Muhammadu Buhari hinted that some ministers may be retained as he is set to begin his second term in office.
The president additionally guaranteed to be harder on uncouth authorities in the security area.
According to Nigeria Television Authority, (NTA) Buhari spoke about the issue of his emergence as president, his disappointment in the National Assembly for the late passage of the 2019 budget and how he intends to tackle the problem of insecurity.
Meanwhile, ministers and state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were intensifying their battle of wits to make their way into the next cabinet of President Buhari.
Buhari’s first tenure ends at midnight on Tuesday, May 28, the same day all ministers are required to leave office.
But many of them are keen to return as are some of the outgoing governors who want to move to the federal level.
Meanwhile, the APC leaders in Akwa Ibom state have reportedly written a protest letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, rejecting the listing of Senator Godswill Akpabio for ministerial appointment.
The APC leaders under a group tagged Ibom Integrity & Servant Leadership Culture Initiative said that such appointment is an invitation to crisis in the state.