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Hussein Z. Akwanga
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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari, National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (retd), and nine ministers are also physically attending the meeting.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided an injury update on left-backs Luke Shaw and Brandon Williams ahead of Thursday evening’s crucial Premier League game against Crystal Palace.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that 590 stranded Nigerians have been successfully evacuated from the United Kingdom (UK) and are expected to arrive Abuja and Lagos on Tuesday.
Milan have officially signed Simon Kjaer outrightly from Sevilla for a reported €3.5m.
Michel Platini has hailed Paulo Dybala for matching his Serie A stats with Juventus but considers him more ‘Maradona-esque’ than like him.
Gian Piero Gasperini was proud of Atalanta after a 2-2 draw with Juventus, but felt his side deserved to win.
Real Madrid will be unable to hold their normal celebration parades for titles due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Spanish capital is evaluating viable alternative plans.
The Federal Government says it plans to review the operations of some of its embassies abroad as well the Technical Aid Corps (TAC) scheme.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the “purported composition and inauguration of unauthorised” caretaker committees of the party in 27 Local Governments Areas of Jigawa state as illegal, null and void.
Police operatives attached to Kpor Police Division in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers have arrested one Vurasi Bagio for killing one Aborlo Kaola.