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Doctors Advised I Needed Rest After Buhari Sacked Me — Ex-Minister Of Power, Mamman

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The previous Minister of Energy, Sale Mamman, has defined the rationale behind his absence at his residence following his sack from the federal cupboard.

Based on studies, the minister had been rushed to hospital after he obtained the information of his sack, however in a phone interview with BBC Hausa, Mamman debunked the studies.



The previous minister admitted that he had been unwell, stating that he has been receiving remedy since final weekend.

He stated, “Even earlier than the sack was introduced, I had been critically unwell. I had not even gone to the workplace since earlier within the week.

“So, yesterday (Wednesday) and right now (Thursday) I additionally went again to the hospital for one more spherical of check-up; and the physician instructed that I wanted some ‘relaxation’ so I remained at one place to relaxation,” he stated.

“I discovered a serene and quiet surroundings to relaxation and take medicine as really useful by the physician. I didn’t keep at residence as a result of sympathisers are trooping to console me; this is able to stop me from resting and convalescing on time.

“However I used to be additionally not hospitalised, and I didn’t faint as reported.”

Mamman added that the president had known as him on cellphone on Monday evening to tell him of the upcoming sack.

He stated the president thanked him for his help of his administration.

“Whether or not I’m fired or not, I need to step down in two years away,” he stated.

Flashing again to 2019 when he was appointed, he stated he didn’t foyer to be made minister, slightly he was known as to submit his CV, “And inside two hours; I used to be knowledgeable that I had been appointed minister.”

Mamman, a local of Taraba State, was appointed minister on August 21, 2019, and had served on this capability till he was fired on Wednesday as Buhari performed a minor rejig of his cupboard members.

The ailing ex-minister has additionally been reported to be nursing governorship ambition in Taraba State by 2023.

He was fired alongside Sabo Nanono, former minister of Agriculture.

 

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