Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
Buhari a threat to Nigeria’s unity: UK group •Warns: ‘It won’t be too long before Nigerians revolt’

By News Express on 11/07/2016

Views: 1,885


A United Kingdom-based right group, the Forum for Good Governance and Probity (FGGP), says it has observed with surprise the way in which President Mohammadu Buhari  has been making appointments to key political positions in his government.

The group in a statement made available to News Express by e-mail earlier today warned that this trend must be stopped and that Buhari must ensure that appointments into the Federal Government political portfolios reflect federal character has stipulated in the Nigerian Constitution.

FGGP said that President Buhari should remember that he was voted into power to correct the perceived abnormalities in the system and effect real changes that an ideal society enjoys in a political atmosphere. Jacob Ogunseye, who is the President of the forum, described the situation where every key position goes to a section of the country as very unpopular and parochial.

He said: “This strategy of President Buhari shows that he hasn’t changed from what people thought he was. This is disheartening.

“As things stand today, President Buhari has concentrated most of his appointments in the northern part of the country, suggesting that he prefers the North than any other part of the country.

“It is pertinent to know that former President Goodluck Jonathan towed similar arrangement, but Nigerian were quick to show him the way out, Nigeria should not be administered based on tribalism.”

FGGP urged President Buhari to consider other parts of the country in his appointments to reflect the presence of other regions in his government. it warned that “any attempt to continue maligning other regions as we have seen in the last one year will only bring about suspicion and plunge the country into unnecessary disarray.”

Said FGGP: “We are worried that President Buhari has ignored advice and warnings from different quarters and well-meaning individuals over his appointment direction. It is clear today that out of scores of appointments made by the President, a section has almost been ignored.

“We hope President Buhari will yield to this clarion call and see himself as the President of Nigeria and not the President of a section or a religion. We thought he should have learned from the recent past, but arguably, the present situation suggests not. We hope it won’t be too late.

“This practice is mental prison. Many things in this period have been hard to bear, or hard to take seriously. What is pathetic is that tribalism is here. Former President Goodluck Jonathan started it and now President Buhari is moulding it. It won’t be too long before Nigerians revolt. Every successive government understands the price of social unrest. Is President Buhari ready for one?”

•Photo shows President Buhari.

Source News Express

Posted 11/07/2016 2:02:07 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
HELP! I DON’T WANT TO DIE – Man...

Siasia apologises to Nigerians over loss

President’s supporters invade Venezuela National Assembly, beat up...

Ekiti Muslims demand for governorship seat in 2018...

Defection: Ribadu has committed political suicide —Rivers APC...

Ministry denies estacode scam

Obasanjo initiated and legalised corruption in Nigeria: Edwin...

New secretaries take over in Kaduna’s 46 development...

Donald Duke emerges SDP Presidential candidate

Nigerian Navy releases list of candidates for Direct...

Flight path: NCAA, LASG move to tackle unauthorized...

The Rotary, Club, Ikoyi gives sight to many...

 

Latest News Four policemen dead in bomb attack, six others wounded Why we got into trouble in 2019 elections — Nigerian Army Many feared dead as herdsmen attack Jalingo Disagreement stops inauguration of Edo Assembly Banditry: Zamfara Governor meets security experts in Dubai Group lambasts EFCC, Nigeria Prison Service over escape of convicted police pension thief LASTMA goes tough, begins N200,000 penalty regime Kwara Poly staff, students protest appointment of Rector, Registrar Your second term is for a purpose, Bishop tells Fayemi Guber election: Kogi East elders reject Wada, Idris; prune aspirants from 40 to six Ganduje orders probe of missing N6.8m allegedly swallowed by gorilla Lagos Police raid cultists’ hideouts; arrest 39, recover dangerous firearms

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (494,355 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (425,440 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (365,236 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (311,877 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (276,173 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (243,953 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (233,901 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (215,821 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (212,593 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (204,394 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (184,478 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (183,820 views)

 

NNPC Financial reports February 2019

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (93) Business & Economy (4,308) Business Verdict (73) Columnists (1,051) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (209) Entertainment (623) Features (761) Global Business Monitor (379) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,596) Interview (184) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (162) Maggie's Blog (302) News (47,430) Opinion (1,260) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,024) Religion (1,022) Sports (2,043) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera