President Bola Tinubu has slashed by 60 per cent the travel expenditure of government officials in his administration.
Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, the decision was part of cost-cutting measures of the Presidency.
He said that the decision will affect the office of the President, Vice President, First Lady, Ministers and heads of agencies.
He said, “Tinubu has directed that all state entourages be drastically reduced. This is not a request. It is 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.”