Why Buhari has refused to appoint ministers – Oyegun


Jethro Ibileke/Benin
Chief John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress
The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, has explained that the seeming delay by President Muhammadu Buhari in constituting his cabinet is deliberate and cautious.
Oyegun who spoke against the backdrop of growing public concern over the slow pace of the APC-led government under Buhari, said the APC came with different manifesto and would need individuals that are passionate and understand what is required to be done.
He gave the explanation while speaking to journalists in Benin, pointing out that it was the first time the country was being ruled by progressives since the country gained independence.
“The government is not slow. It is cautious, it is deliberate. It is good we go with deliberate steps, make a few mistakes as possible in the appointments that will need to come. That process is nearing its end. Activities people thought were slow are taking place. Some aspects of our promises is already under way. Implementations of some of the party’s promises are underway.”
“There was need, given that this is our first experience in governance to be cautious, there was need because of the totally different nature of our manifestos and social welfare programmer we promised to the people, that those he want to bring to execute these programme are totally different. That they understand, they are passionate and have ideas about what is required to be done,” Chief Oyegun said.
While debunking rumours that some ministerial nominees failed corruption test by security agencies, Oyegun disclosed that the ministers to be appointed by Buhari would be a mixture of politicians and technocrats.
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Source:: PM Newspaper