Wednesday, 4 November 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari Abolishes SURE-P

President Muhammadu Buhari has abolished the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P).

Breaking times reports that President Buhari also ordered the presidential committee and workers of the agency to close shop.

The order was delivered to the SURE-P committee via a letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).

President Buhari in the letter directed the panel to wind down the operations of SURE-P on or before October 31, 2015 and submit a comprehensive report of its activities to the presidency.

Buhari also ordered a probe into the activities, funding and expenditure of the agency.

Meanwhile, the president is expected to declare open a two day retreat on Wednesday, November 4, for the ministerial designate.