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The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”
Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).
The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.
The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.
The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The Police on Monday arraigned one Joseph Edibo in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing a cell phone worth N180, 000 from a woman.
The lawmaker representing Kogi-West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, on Monday urged communities in his constituency to protect public facilities against vandals and arsonists.
US President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at the media for what he said was “Fake News” about difficulties in making progress with North Korea, insisting that he is “very happy” with how the situation is evolving.
The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, said on Monday that 10 more corpses of victims of the recent flood in Jibia have been recovered from the rubble of a collapsed building in the town.
The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and its Eritrean counterpart have come to agreement to stage an historic friendly game in August.
Following Monday, July 2 ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordering the release of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on bail, lawyers have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to obey the order.
Authorities would soon arraign South African police officers for alleged killing a 25-year-old Nigerian, Mr. Ibrahim Olalekan-Badmus, in 2017.
The former Chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that members of the party and the supporters of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have decoded to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with or without the senate president, even as he described the juicy appointments being offered them by the presidency as an embarrassment.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, (APC, Kwara-South), has vowed not to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s request of N228,854,008,215 to fund the 2019 general elections.
The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.