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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.
Senator Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South), on Tuesday identified insurgency, and not the lack of political will, as the factor hindering development in Northeast Nigeria.
Villarreal youngster Samuel Chukwueze will make his Super Eagles debut in today’s friendly against Uganda in Asaba just as Gernot Rohr has reverted to his usual 4-2-3-1 formation.
One of the gubernatorial aspirants in Oyo state chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Engr Remi Oseni, has declared that the party has shot itself in the leg with the recent substitution of Dr Bamidele Ajadi’s name with that of Senator Olufemi Lanlehin by the National Working Committee (NWC) last Friday as claimed.
Alhaji Ladan Baba, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state, has appealed to the state government to rehabilitate the five kilometre feeder road leading to the orientation camp from Kusalla Junction.
A motorcyclist carrying three school children was on Tuesday involved in an accident, killing all the four persons on it in Funtua town.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that Nigerian government can afford living wage for workers, if stealing of public money is curbed.
Sen. Ali Ndume has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, will be a walk-over for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections.
The Ogun Executive Council of Labour Party has denied having any agreement or discussions with the embattled Governor of the State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
Governor David Umahi among other soccer fans in Ebonyi, have congratulated the Super Eagles over the team’s qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Manchester United have continued their financial dominance over Manchester City, per KPMG Football Benchmark.