According to Guardian, Buhari felt is convinced that he would not be able to deliver on promises made to Nigerians without scrapping these ministries. Also the number of ministries and agencies of government consume more than 70 per cent of the federal budget.
According to reports, some ministries might be merged, and they include;
Ministry of Interior (to include Police Affairs)
Ministry of Transportation (to include Works, Aviation, Railways, Waterways/Transport
Agriculture & Water Resources, etc.
Ministry of Information, Youth Development & Culture
Ministry of Trade, Investment & Tourism, etc.