Connect with us


Ban FG officials from abroad travels, Ben Bruce advises Tinubu


ben murray-bruce

Former Lawmaker, Ben Murray Bruce, has called on President Bola Tinubu to issue an executive order suspending all international travel for Federal government officials for one year, with exceptions granted only on special approval for critical national matters.

Murray Bruce shared this recommendation in a post via his X handle on Monday.

In his suggestion, Murray Bruce emphasized that the international travel ban should be applicable to the entire federal cabinet and all civil servants, except in cases of special approvals.

MORE READING!  FCCPC seals Abuja Chinese supermarket discriminating against Nigerians

He specified that this restriction would not affect officials in the areas of External Affairs, Finance, and National Security.

The post read, “President Bola Tinubu should issue an executive order to halt all international travel for one year for everyone in the federal government unless he grants special approval for matters critical to the national interest.

MORE READING!  Abuja Chinese supermarket underfire for allegedly denying Nigerians entry

“This International travel ban should apply to the entire Federal Cabinet, all heads of agencies, and all civil servants.

“This rule would not apply to External Affairs, Finance, and National Security.”

Murray Bruce further suggested that when international travel is authorized, officials must use Nigerian airlines, unless there is no available service on that route.

MORE READING!  Marketers set to load at Port Harcourt refinery, eye potential N500/litre petrol

Additionally, he recommended conducting international meetings over platforms like Zoom, emphasizing the need for cost-effective and efficient alternatives.