Nigerians React To Buhari's Latest Appointments

Nigerians React To Buhari's Latest Appointments

Some hours ago, President Muhammadu Buhari approved 6 new appointments in which Nigerians have reacted to the list, saying it is dominated by northerners.

Nigerians React To Buhari's Latest Appointments

According to a press statement made available today, Wednesday, August 27, by Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, the president approved:

Engr. Babachir David Lawal – Secretary to the Government of the Federation

Alhaji Abba Kyari – Chief of Staff to the President

Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd.) – Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service


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Mr. Kure Martin Abeshi – Comptroller-General, Nigerian Immigration Service

Senator Ita S.J. Enang – SSA to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate)

Hon. Suleiman A. Kawu – SSA to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives)

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The appointments are with effect from today, August 27, 2015.

With hashtags like #FederalCharacter, #ChiefOfStaff, #Northerners and #Customs, Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react to the new appointments made by President Buhari today, Thursday, August, 27. Read some of the tweets below:



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