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Prominent groups in the South east and South west of Nigeria have voiced their concerns over the appointments made by President Muhmammadu Buhari so far.
They describe it as being lopsided as it seems to favour the Northern parts of the country. President Buhari has so far appointed 9 individuals into different positions since assuming office, 8 out of the 9 appointees are from the northern part of the country.
In the South west, the groups that have expressed their concerns so far are the Afenifere, Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF) and the Movement for Oodua Republic (MOR), while in the South east, the groups are Ohaneze Ndigbo, The Igbo World Union, Njiko Igbo Group and the Ohaneze Youth Council (OYC).
Meanwhile, the Youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to carry every section of the country along in making appointments to positions in his administration.
The group which operates under the aegis of Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, said it is peeved by what it described as some sectional appointments so far made by the President, stressing that appointments should be spread among the six geo- political zones of the country.
In a statement signed by the National President of OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the group further said it is against the principle of federalism for the President to have so far appointed people from only one part of the country.
“We are worried at the manner of appointment s so far made by President Muhammadu Buhari which has so far been concentrated in the North West zone, except for the Special Adviser on Media. We wish to remind our President that there are well qualified and trustworthy Nigerians in every geo political zone. We hope President Buhari is not acting out a script.
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