Tinubu Foils Government Officials Planning To Attend UNGA In New York

President Bola Tinubu has ordered the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs to stop the process of visas for all government officials travelling to the New York for the United Nations General Assembly.

According to his media aide Ajuri Ngelale, noted that the ban is aimed at a bringing down the cost of governance in Nigeria.

He also noted that the instruction is directed to government official without evidence of direct invitation in UNGA’s official activities.

The statements reads that “By this directive of the President, all Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies are mandated to ensure that all officials, who are approved for inclusion in the UNGA delegation, strictly limit the number of aides and associated staff partaking in the event. Where excesses or anomalies in this regard are identified, they will be removed during the final verification process.

“The President wishes to affirm that, henceforth, government officials and government expenditure must reflect the prudence and sacrifice being made by well-meaning Nigerians across the nation.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please reload

Please Wait