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FG ready to reduce Nigerian agencies, parastatals – Presidency

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has restated its resolve to effect recommendations by the committees on Oronsaye’s Whitepaper.

Director-General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dasuki Arabi, spoke on Sunday at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum.

The whitepaper proposed the reduction and restructuring of hundreds of Federal Government agencies.

Two sub-committees on Restructuring and Rationalisation of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions were formed recently.

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Arabi, a committee member, confirmed that the government was keen on implementing the reports.

The official noted that the most difficult thing to drive is change because there are “lots of implications”.

“Government needs to be careful, especially looking at our size, our diversity, and the issues we are facing as a nation.

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“The report was submitted to the Federal Government on Tuesday and will be transmitted to the president for his consideration and directives”, he said

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