FG Bans Bags, T-shirts, Souvenirs, At Workshops, Seminars Funded By Ministries

The Federal Government has banned
the procurement and distribution of
conference bags, T-shirts and other
souvenirs at events such as
Conferences and Seminars funded by
Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
This is contained in a statement made
available to newsmen on Sunday in
Abuja by the Director of Information,
Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr Salisu
Dambatta. It said President Buhari had approved
the ban following recommendations
by the Efficiency Unit.
It said the Chief of Staff to the
President, Alhaji Abba Kyari, had
forwarded the directive to the Secretary to the Government of the
Federation, the Head of the Civil Service
of the Federation and the Ministers of
Finance and Budget and National
Planning, for implementation.
According to the statement, the ban was in continuation of the on-going
costcutting and efficiency drive in the
utilisation of public funds by the
present administration.