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Buhari’s spokeman confirms sack of Osinbajo’s 35 aides, offers explanations

  The presidency has broken its silence on why some aides of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo were asked to go. The appointments of more than 30 aides of the nation’s number two citizen were terminated on Wednesday. Some top aides of Osinbajo had refused to comment on the development, with Laolu Akande, spokesman of the vice-president, dismissing a list of the affected aides published on Thursday. But in a statement on Friday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said President Muhammadu Buhari cut down the number of those working with his deputy to save the cost of governance. [READ ALSO] REVEALED! Names of Osinbajo’s 35 aides sacked by Buhari [See Full List] “The Presidency [Read]