No Power Was Ceded To Kyari, Nor Cancel ‘His’ Appointments – Presidency
No Power Was Ceded To Kyari, Nor Cancel ‘His’ Appointments – Presidency

The attention of the Presidency has been drawn to media reports alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled a number of memos and appointments signed off by his former Chief of Staff. Not surprisingly, these reports have quoted unnamed sources.

Mr Garba Shehu said There is not a grain of truth in these reports and Nigerians should please ignore the insinuations behind them.

Garba Shehu

The aid said “President Buhari was duly re-elected by Nigerians. He has not and will never cede to anyone else, that power and trust given to him by Nigerians will not be betrayed”.

Also Garba Shehu denied media reports alleging that President Buhari  has cancelled a number of memos and appointments signed off by Mr Kyari before his death. And Added That Mr Kyari, an influential aide of the president, died from coronavirus over a month ago. He has since been replaced by Ibrahim Gambari, a 75 years old professor and diplomat.

President Buhari never ceded power to his late chief of staff, Abba Kyari, nor anyone else, the presidency has said.

Shehu said the president never ceded power to Mr Kyari or anyone else, suggesting all actions taken by Mr Kyari had presidential approval.