Twelve years after the Steve Oronsaye panel submitted its report on restructuring and rationalizing Federal government parastatals and agencies and a white paper issued two years after, President Tinubu and the Federal Executive Council today decided to implement the report.

Steve Oronsaye

President Tinubu in a bid to cut cost of governance, implemented the  Oronsaye report by scraping agencies with many others merged to pave way for a leaner government.

– National Agency for the Control of AIDS merged with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

– Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria merged with Radio Nigeria.

– National Emergency Management Agency merged with Commission for refugee migration.

– Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission merged with Nigerian Export Promotion Council.

– National Theatre merged with National Troupe of Nigeria.

President Tinubu noted that the action would not result in the loss of jobs by civil servants and said that the initiative is in accordance to ensure the reduction in the cost of governance.