• At least 22 top officials dismissed over budget padding

    At least 22 top officials dismissed over budget padding

    A total of 184 civil servants were disciplined for their different roles in the padding of the 2016 budget.

    This was contained in Buhari’s authorised biography, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria’, written by Prof. John Paden and presented to the public on Monday.

    Of the 184, Paden said 22 top officials were dismissed from service.

    He said the President viewed the padding as an attempt to scuttle his administration’s innovations, hence his decision to wield the big stick against the […]