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5 ministers who were sleeping through the 2017 budget presentation

5 ministers who were sleeping through the 2017 budget presentation

This is quite disturbing! Five of the ministers in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari were caught sleeping while the president presented the 2017 budget.

This was brought to the attention of the press by the twitter handle known as @NGRWailers, belonging to the group, who call themselves 'The Nigerian Wailers' and who constantly criticize Buhari's government.

Below is the tweet posted by the group:

From the tweet and the accompanying picture, the ministers who were asleep are:

1. Solomon Dalung

5 ministers who were sleeping through the 2017 budget presentation


Solmon Dalung is the minister for youth and sports, who has been in the news lately for some comments which many have called insensitive.

Outrage has trailed the statement credited to him, that the failure to pay the Super Falcons who recently won the just-concluded CAF African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon was because the federal government did not expect the team to win the competition.

2. Audu Ogbeh

5 ministers who were sleeping through the 2017 budget presentation


Audu Ogbeh is the Nigerian minister for agriculture, who is known also for his writing. He was recently in the news in a not so favorable light.

A statement credited to him had blamed the high price of rice on the fact that Nigerians ate too much rice.

3. Lai Mohammed

5 ministers who were sleeping through the 2017 budget presentation


There have been unconfirmed reports that Lai Mohammed, who is the current Nigerian minister of information and culture might be removed.

He is also a lawyer and former national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

4. Udo Udoma

5 ministers who were sleeping through the 2017 budget presentation


Udoma Udo Udoma is the Nigerian minister of budget and national planning. During the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit holding place in Abuja on October 10, he cast a shadow of doubt the incumbent government when he was asked about country's total debt profile.

The minister in his response said: “I can’t tell you the exact figure. I will have to get back to you on that.”



5. Okechukwu Enelamah

5 ministers who were sleeping through the 2017 budget presentation


Dr Okechukwu Enyinna Enelamah, also known as Okey, M.D., CFA was the chief executive officer, partner, and co-founder at African capital alliance.

He is the current minister of industry, trade and investment.

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