This was contained in a statement that was made public by Babatunde Lawal, Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs Office in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Tuesday, 6th August.
“The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, invites all ministers-designate, head of the civil service of the federation, federal permanent secretaries and top government functionaries (specifically invited) to a 2-day induction retreat to be presided over by his excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the retreat earlier publicized has been rescheduled as follows:
“Date: Monday, 19th – Tuesday, 20th August 2019, Time: 9:00 am daily, Venue: State House Conference Centre, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The objectives of the retreat, he said, included “Build a strong platform for synergy and teamwork, Sensitize appointees on the status of the implementation of policies, programmes, and projects of government from 2015-date
“Acquaint the appointees with the roadmap for delivery of government’s priorities and next level agenda (2019-2023)
“deepen the understanding of participants on best practices in conducting government business
‘The swearing-in of all ministers-designate by the president shall hold as follows: “Date: Wednesday, 21st August, 2019, Time: 11:00 am, Venue: Federal Executive Council Chambers,
Presidential Villa, Abuja.”