I’ve asked for full list of appointees to check lopsided appointments — Buhari

PIC 6 PMB RECEIVES CAN DELEGATION
President Muhammadu Buhari (7th l) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (6th l) with Christian Leaders led by the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Rev Sampson Ayokunle (7th r) after their meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday (10/11/17) 06007/10/11/2017/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja assured religious leaders, and all Nigerians, that his administration will address rising concerns about corruption, insecurity and injustice in various parts of the country.

Mr. Buhari gave the assurance when he received a Christian delegation led by the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Olasupo Ayokunle, and a Muslim delegation led by the Secretary General of Jama’atu Nasril Islam, Khalid Aliyu, in separate meetings at the State House.

The president told the CAN delegation that he had already given instructions for the submission of all the names of heads of parastatals in order to address the allegations of lop-sidedness in appointments.

“On the question of one-sided appointments, we will look at it. I have given instructions that a list of all heads of parastatals be submitted to me and I know they will not delay in doing that,’’ he said.

Mr. Buhari said his administration would ensure reform of the police and judiciary, describing both institutions as critical for the security and stability of the nation.

“There is no way we can be comfortable in our country unless we are lucky to have a good police force and judiciary.

“We need a good police force and judiciary to really maintain the legitimacy and the confidence of the populace in governance,’’ the president said.

On the fight against corruption, the president assured both CAN and the JNI leaders that his administration would always be guided by the rule of law and constitutionality in prosecuting all those accused of corruption.

President Buhari explained to the JNI delegation that corruption in the country had taken a cultural dimension, urging all religious leaders and Nigerians to join in the fight in order to reverse the trend.

“When something becomes a culture, it is more difficult to stop, but collectively we will prevail,’’ he assured the leaders.

In his remarks, Mr. Ayokunle commended the president’s achievements in the fight against corruption, empowerment of the military to flush out Boko Haram terrorists and the recovery of some of the kidnapped Chibok girls.

The Secretary General of JNI appealed to the president to pay more attention to the yearnings of Nigerians, urging him to continually walk in the fear of God.


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  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    What a cheek ? was Buhari sleeping when he signed all the appointments into law ? OK , LET HIM START FROM ASO-ROCK APPOINTMENTS AND SECURITY APPARATUS BOSSES .

    The man wants our vote but it will not happen, he is a bad president who has chosen to divide and rule.

    • bala

      KINDLY KEEP YOUR VOTE INSIDE YOUR ROOM, IT SMELLS OF LOOTING AND MONEY LAUNDERING.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        YES WE SHALL KEEP OUR VOTES UNDER OUR BEDS AND DEFEND IT WITH ALL ALACRITY.

        • AAGachi

          But your vote and that of the entire SE may not likely undermine his 2019 ambition. History will repeat itself even more so that there will be no rigging.

          • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

            Yes the dynamics have changed and our vote will go to his opponent.

  • Anonymous

    What are u checking? U told SE leaders that u have been more than fair ro them even when they have no representation on the security council anndhet Ibo is one of the 3 main ethnic groups, NNPC MD said he got approval for his lobsided appointments from you, Kachikwu poited it our but he was shut down, what kind of games are u playing at? What are u checking? Will u correct the lob sidedness on the security council? U want to check now but when the apointments were beimg made u did nlt check to see balance of federal character? U had a god opportunity of showing good will and sincerity by appointing an Ibo as SGF but u blew it and appointed Babachirs cousin, elecrion time is coming, it is now that ur deaf ears have opened, ot is now al the vocies of sdvice have entered, focrcing u to do what is not in ur heart.

    • Anasieze Donatus

      without your igbo votes ,je won and will again until the igbos learn how to play politics. You can write here for as much as you can ,PMB wont read it

      • Anonymous

        U are not God tp know 2morrow, enjoy ur time, Buhari wont be lresident fkrever an dwhen he is gone whether sooner or later u can become a kiss to the next dumb dullard president, just becaue u favor Buhari does nog mean everything he does is right but since u are too sentimental to point out wrongs thats ur cup of tea.

        • Anasieze Donatus

          Seriously i cant read your english and you are calling someone a dullard

      • Otile

        Abacha too counted on ruling for live, but when karma overtook him, Nigeria experienced change.

        • Anasieze Donatus

          Abacha was not elected and here is the difference as PMB was elected and will campaign to get elected again. Never did i say PMB will continue as life President but he won without igbo vote and is likely to do it again. I am responding to you out of courtesy because i do reading all your hate speeches against a fellow whose only fault is that he defeated another candidate

      • bala

        GOD BLESS YOU DEAR NIGERIAN.

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        WELL HE DOES NOT READ BECAUSE HE CANNOT UNDERSTAND….REMEMBER NO WASC .

        • Anasieze Donatus

          Your opinion does not really matter as the constitution is there to deal with his qualification and i believe 2015 was not his first time of contesting MR. HAUSA FULANI HATER

      • Anonymous

        To bad, very hard to find a niger delta man who 100% praises an Aboki, supports and defends an Aboki president who has shown great biaiase and hatred for SS, even the SS appointees in his government are very careful with their comments against the region and its peoples, very hard to find a SS man convert to Islam, many condmen Jonathan but some defend but not so for Ibos, not so for SE appointees, imbeciles, kiss asses, selling their own region and ethnic group for Aboki who has shown just how much he loves their region, condemning their own fellow Ibos to defend Aboki, convering to Islam and becoming pseudo northenres and moslems cus of gain, and such attitutde is typical of the SE, u can hardly find SS govs join Aboki in condemning niger delta agitators, but not so for SE, theu proscribe IPOB as terrosist, condemn Nnamdi Kanu but praise and defend Aboki, their people dying at the hands of fulani herdsmen, their region marginalised etc but they gl to aso rock to smile with Buhari, he is a god man, he gives the elites their allocation, and that is why Aboki Buhari will continue to insult, mess up and drag SE through the mud, that is why he will continue tk treat ur region and its leadwrs in disdain, that is why SE as one kf th 3 main ethnjc grouos is seriously shortchanged, that is why u cannot produce a president or vice, infact SS has far morebetter chance, Continue to be pseudo northermers, second clas and kiss ass and become defenders of Abokisu think Aboki loves SE and SS? U DUMB FUCKS, ABOKI ONLY LOVES THEMSELVES AND THEIR PSEUDO BROTHERS THE YORUBA MOSLEMS, BUT GO AHEAD AND SELL URSELVES SHORT BY GOING CAP IN HAND, DOING RANKA DEDE TO ABOKI, AND THINK THAT IS HOW U WILL GET RESPECT BY SUBJUGATING URSELVES LIKE CONQUERED OR SECOND CLASS PEOPLE, AND SEE IF IT WILL CHANDPGE ABOKIS MIND ABOUT YOUR ETHNIC GROUP IN TOTALITY THEY DESPISE AND MOCK U BUT U BRING IT ON URSELVES, their was a time that the SS was also so deeply despised, well now the SS has taken repsect by force, dey there they mumu ur ethnic group and region.

        • PREITY

          Kai, I cry for what our SE leaders have shamelessly turned to.

        • Anasieze Donatus

          GO BACK TO SCHOOL AND LEARN GOOD USE OF LEXIS AND SEMANTICS. I WILL NEVER JOIN CHARACTER LIKE YOU IN HATING A MAN BECAUSE HE CAMPAIGNED AND WON AND ELECTION.YOU HAVE YOUR PVC SO HANG ON TILL 2019 AND DO THE NEEDFUL.STOP EXHIBITING YOUR FRUSTRATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA, GEJ WAS THERE FOR 6 YEARS AND I WILL LIKE YOU TO POINT OUT WHAT YOU NIGER DELTAN BENEFITED FROM THE GOVERNMENT

          • whereto

            why so harsh on them eh? You know they dislike the real world and would rather wallow in their illusions.

    • bala

      SUBMIT THE NAME OF KALU FOR A MEMBERSHIP OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL. I WILL ENDORSE IT FOR YOU.

      • KELLOGGS

        I KNOW YOU ARE MOCKING THE MURDER OF KANU; YOU CAN BE ASURED THAT NO EVIL GOES UNPUNISHED.

        IT MAY TAKE A WHILE, BUT YOUR PEOPLE WILL PAY FOR THAT CRIME. WATCH.

    • pambegua

      E de pain you? Chose wisely next time

  • KELLOGGS

    This guy, Mr. Buhari thinks that Nigerians are uneducated like he is. Most Nigerians, especially Bly Yoruba people voted for him out of insecurity and jealousy of other southerners. They knew he would do exactly as he has done to Igbos, what they didn’t anticipate was that Buhari will continue to deal with Yorubas as he did with his first stint as head of state, when Buhari killed and jailed many Yorubas, including Fela Kuti.

    So, the okengwu comes across as dumber than I thought. To claim that he did not know about his lopsided appointments is funny.

    Buhari had to ask for the list of his appointments, because he doesn’t even know how to use a computer; he doesn’t have the list of his appointments. What a dinosaur!

    • bala

      YES YOU IDIOTS ARE REALLY UNEDUCATED LOOTERS.

      • emmanuel

        You are not even qualified to be an id*ot. A cow does not have any human capacity. We know that is where you belong.

    • tundemash

      Ethnic jingoist. Try another trick, we are not buying that.

  • Frank Bassey

    These CAN leaders have idle time to waste. PMB knows what he is doing and nobody can stop him.,

    • emmanuel

      We know, the best way to address recalcitrant issues and people is to engage them, if not for anything, for posterity and to sensitise watchers of events to deliberate cause of action.
      Buhari must be tackled fully.

      • bala

        WHY CAN’T YOU JOIN BOKO HARAMU. THE ADDRESS AND LOCATION IS SAMBISA BOTHER VIA NIGER REPUBLIC

        • KELLOGGS

          BORDER IS HARD FOR YOU TO SPELL? WHY DON’T YOU JUST GET OFF THE INTERNET?

        • emmanuel

          Boko Haram is only for the likes of Buhari, Ali Ndume, Shettima and you. You killed so many indigenous people of South East Nigeria just to promote a lack-luster leadership that has brought pains, agony and anguish upon Nigeria.
          Unfortunately, the blood of the people killed by Boko Haram have rendered Buhari’s brain incapacitated and his faculty deteriorated from his typical dull brain to a now-inactive one.

    • Otile

      Don’t believe that nobody can stop his evil ways. More attempts to impose Islam on my people will not work. He feels he has the upper hand but rabid islamization will bring his downfall. Islam is not for everybody no matter their tricks to foist the cult on unsuspecting good people.

  • princegab

    2nd term campaign in progress. Nigerians are no fools.

    • Mufu Ola

      Yes. Nigerians are no fools.That’s why they threw out Jonathan & he remains thrown out.So keep on sulking!

      • princegab

        Thanks bro, they will get the sting just like we did to pdp cum gej.
        Corrupt leaders.

        • tundemash

          And who is your replacement ? i hope u have a replacement in mind already as Nigerians had Buhari when your GEJ drunk got thrown out.

          • princegab

            Buhari is drowning bro, these guys are corrupt, Atiku is the choice, for now the way forward. Let’s hope a better candidate comes up.

      • Chukwuka Okoroafor

        And I believe that Buhari is next in line. For the record, I never supported Jonathan either, especially after January 2012.

  • thusspokez

    “On the question of one-sided appointments, we will look at it. I have given instructions that a list of all heads of parastatals be submitted to me and I know they will not delay in doing that,’’ he said.

    So Buhari didn’t have this information when he denied newspaper report that majority of his appointees were from the north? If so, then he had deliberately lied to Nigerians.

    And what would he do if the list confirmed what most Nigerians already knew? Replace the surplus northerners with southerners? Of course he would do no such thing. So the question is why is he asking for this list? I should answer: more deceit to add pepper into disaffected southerners’ open wounds .

  • bala

    80% of these CAN MEMBERS belong were recipients of the remnants of the shared loot of JONATHAN GOODLUCK. they should be invited for questioning by the anti-graft agency to answer to the illegal sharing of the loot of the demised government of the PDP.

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      WHO WILL SHARE THE 26 BILLION CONTRACT RAID ON NNPC ? …….JUST A FEW MEMBERS OF THE ASO-ROCK CABAL .

      • KELLOGGS

        Do you realise how inept, and actually useless, somebody has to be to be stuck in the 20th century with “files”, and “lists”, possiblt written in “Biro”, or “BIC”?

        This man has no business herding cows, how much more Nigerians of the 21st Century. He is literally looking for a file with a list of his clansmen appointed to head the Federal Government of Nigeria. Sad!

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          I have known Buhari for 10 years before he became military dictator , I was never surprised when he began his antics.People thought I was raising an alarm because I support GEJ but I knew about his hatred of THE SOUTH AND ENVY WHICH HE TURNS TO AGGRESSION TOWARDS CHRISTIANS BUT NO ONE LISTENED.

          • pambegua

            Just 10 years? How long do you GEJ

          • tundemash

            olodo ! You know Buhari on the pages of newspaper.

          • KELLOGGS

            You must have been paid your arrears. I haven’t seen your comments for a while. Liar Mohammed delivered?

          • reggy

            You seem to be the Olodo. Buhari is a disaster.

      • pambegua

        You are used to sharing GEJ money that is why you are blabbing on imaginary #9trillion Nigerian money=$26b. In BUHARI Government no Sharing of Govt money. You can share but if caught you will vomit it(ask SGF), Compare to Dezieni upon warning from Emir Sanusi GEJ refused to sack her as PMB sack SGF. He protected her now he is afraid to go and Confirmed HE ORDERED OLISAH METUH TO STEAL FROM NORTH EAST ARMS MONEY because if he does he will implicate himself. Hahaha

    • reggy

      As Buhari is sharing appointments/ loot with Islamic fundamentalists.

  • bala

    You will see with jaundiced eyes that APC has come and stay for ever. Amen. We poor Nigerians are cursing you demons of the JONATHAN/OBASANJO regime may your evil soul never rest in peace, in REAL JESUS name AMEN

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      APC of today is a Fulani party…..it is not the party founded in the SW and championed by ASIWAJU . JUST WATCH ON.

      • Powerlessconscious

        Shutup. Since 2015, shouting Fulani.

      • Ibo warped assertion,you have lost in all front,even you bites don’t count,before anybody can take you serious,go and bring your run away warlord the albino Cownu,then we can talk,bloody stiff necked clan!.

      • pambegua

        We like am pass your PDPigs party

      • Mufu Ola

        Don’t worry.We love the “Fulani party” past your miserable “paddy come chop” party.

    • Gary

      My life, like my grammar and comprehension, is what you pray for everyday. While I’m thankful to God for that. Moron, to oppose your illiterate Islamist does not equate to supporting Jonathan or Obasanjo. Only nitwits like you resort to such false equivalency to justify Buhari’s wicked and mediocre rule.
      The PDP still had something to show despite helping themselves to the treasury. But all Nigerians have had from the Islamist Old Geezer has been sorrow, tears and blood. And more stealing from Babachir Lawal, Barawo Baru, Mainagate, Paris Club Refund and now Dan Mansur at the Defense Ministry. So much for fighting corruption.

    • Senator D

      Are you really on drugs as postulated? Waow! You must need your brains examined if you think Nigerians are falling for these antics of wiping up sentiments with Jonathan or PDP… Nigerians now want a selfless leader, detribalized with no tyrannic tendency and nepotism in his blood…!

  • Powerlessconscious

    Who cares, are Igbo’s Christians.? The country is now religion and not about progress. Then what concern biafraud in Nigeria affairs?
    Where is Cownu?

    • Senator D

      You easily use the word “Cownu” because your benefactor is indeed “COWnu”… Mumucious imbecile…

  • Powerlessconscious

    The biafraud are not happy o. Especially since Cownu has been on Exile.

  • shakara123

    All this outreach is a desperate ploy to give the impression that he is a true nationalist. It has finally dawned on him that he stands to lose the election as he cannot hold onto power by counting votes from the NE and NW.
    He knows any further acts of impunity and insensitivity to ethnic representation will cost him the villa. Hence, Babachir’s removal and sending the IGP to senate to answer their questions.
    Hopefully, Nigerians see through this shambolic effort and token acts of contrition. Come 2019 he will be shown the exit as another failure who had the potential to change Nigeria. But instead, squandered his chance forgetting that the presidency is not for life nor is it his personal property.

  • BenAri22

    APC will take a drubbing in the next election. This clueless man has no idea of the mix of his appointees, so he needs a list??? Clown. This is what happens when people are promoted beyond their abilities. Totally inept human being.

    He is actually admitting that his appointments have been lopsided and trying to buy time OR he is just totally clueless. If he knew for sure there was balance, he would have said so. What a disaster of governance!

    • Are you still crying?,where will drubbing come from,better shine your eyes,the re election of mr president is settled,no shaking!.

    • pambegua

      Hahaha. Our listening presidor. Never late than never. The country in safer hands

    • tundemash

      You made bigger boise and insulted more than this pre-2015 and what happened thereafter ? May your wailing be eternal !

  • Roseline

    I NOW BELIEVE WHAT AISHA, BUHARI’S WIFE SAID. BUHARI IS NOT IN CHARGE OF THIS GOVERNMENT OR THE APPOINTEES. HE DOESN’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THE WORKINGS OF HIS GOVERNMENT THAT’S WHY HE NEEDS A LIST TO KNOW THOSE THE CABAL APPOINTED.

    • Mufu Ola

      U mean that a President should know all appointees across the country off hand? There are so many low quality commentators on this platform.

  • Oto-obong Okoibu

    Instead of trying to clear allegation hang on yur neck where a former jonathan’s appointee said that some millions of naira where use for spiritual cleansing meaning that some of the looted funds were shared among yourself, whereby a top cleric of CAN in borno state talk about how he rejected the money, your are busy talking about islamization.