President Tinubu has slashed the travel expenditure of all government officials – both domestic and international – by 60 percent.
Ajuri Ngelale, presidential spokesman disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He said the directive was issued as a cost-cutting measure on official travels.
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It will also affect the offices of the President, Vice President, First Lady, and ministers.
“Tinubu has directed that all state entourages be drastically reduced,” Ngelale said.
The presidential aide said it is “not a request” but a “directive”.
“The office of the president and staff will be affected. VP, appointees are affected. By this directive, there will be a slashing of expenditure on official travel by 60 per cent,” Ngelale said.