President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned his ministers-designate against waste of resources and impunity, urging them to key into the change agenda of his government.
The president spoke at the ongoing retreat for the incoming ministers at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja.
He also asked them to consider themselves privileged to be called to service in the midst of millions of Nigerians, charging them to work as a team to deliver.
The president however told the ministers-designate to use the office of his chief of staff as official communication Channel in line with the presidential system of government.
He reiterated his resolve to fight corruption, solve unemployment problems, tackle insecurity and also diversify the economy for sustainable growth.
The retreat which started on low key at the Transcorb hotel in Abuja on Wednesday to end on Friday is themed “Delivering Change: From Percepts to Practice”.
While the early part of the opening ceremony was made open to Journalists, the later and the technical sessions were however closed to the public.
In attendance were all the 36 ministers-designate.