Buhari’s 2nd term: Arewa youths, CSOs call for even distribution of appointments


President Muhammadu Buhari, getting set for second term in office

By Emmanuel Afonne

Arewa Youth Assembly in conjunction with some civil society groups have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to run an all-inclusive government as he begins his second term in office on May 29.

The group made the call in Abuja on Thursday to draw the president’s attention to the need to ensure even distribution of appointments in his second term to avoid agitation from any part of the country.

Mohammed Danlami, Speaker, Arewa Youth Assembly who spoke on behalf of others said balancing of appointments was necessary in every government in the country considering the diverse nature of the nation.

Danlami pointed out that the purveyors of the accusations of marginalisation might not seek to protect the interest of the regions they claimed to be agitating for, but might use the opportunity to derail a serious government from achieving its mandate.

“The resultant effect is just bad publicity for Mr…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria