Chuks Okocha in Abuja
Former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has denied reports that he rejected a second slot to be appointed a ministerial nominee by President Mohammadu Buhari, saying rather that he was not given a chance.
Ogbeh spoke while addressing a delegation of the Idoma Development Forum led by Dr. Jacob Okwori who paid him a visit on Friday in Abuja
According to the former minister, “there was no such thing that occurred. I never rejected Mr. President’s offer for re-appointment. No one approached me on behalf of Mr. President since we left office on 29th May, and I never went to lobby anyone, because I had a very good and smooth working relationship with Mr. President.
“It is complete falsehood and mischief for anyone to insinuate that I declined the offer of re-appointment.”
Rather, he thanked President Buhari for the opportunity given him to serve the nation.
“At any rate, I am grateful to Mr. President for giving…
Source: Thisday Newspaper